Definitions for PERKpɜrk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fringe benefit, perquisite, perk(verb)

    an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)

    "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"

  2. perk up, perk, percolate, pick up, gain vigor(verb)

    gain or regain energy

    "I picked up after a nap"


  1. Perk(v. i.)

    To act in a jaunty or presumptuous manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perk(verb)

    to make trim or smart; to straighten up; to erect; to make a jaunty or saucy display of; as, to perk the ears; to perk up one's head

  2. Perk(verb)

    to exalt one's self; to bear one's self loftily

  3. Perk(adj)

    smart; trim; spruce; jaunty; vain

  4. Perk(verb)

    to peer; to look inquisitively

  5. Origin: [Cf. W. percu to trim, to make smart.]

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  1. Benjamin Eye:

    People love the immediacy, in the past, to get movie tickets we had to wait for stubs by mail; now we can redeem a perk, get the voucher and book the ticket all at once, on a phone.

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