What does PERK mean?

Definitions for PERKpɜrk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word PERK.

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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Perk

    pėrk, adj. trim: spruce: jaunty: proud.—v.t. to make smart or trim.—v.i. to hold up the head with smartness: to toss or jerk the head.—adj. Perk′y (Tenn.), perk, trim. [W. perc, trim.]

  2. Perk

    pėrk, v.i. (prov.) to peer.—adj. Perk′ing, peering, inquisitive.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PERK in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PERK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  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.

  2. Though Spieth:

    I liked California and I liked being out here, a huge thing for me about USC was I heard they had four playing memberships at Riviera. When I came on my visit, I was offered one of the memberships at Riviera for the time you're at USC, and that's a pretty awesome perk.

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