What does pertness mean?

Definitions for pertness
pert·ness

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word pertness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impertinence, perkiness, pertness, sauciness, archnessnoun

    inappropriate playfulness

  2. pertnessnoun

    quality of being lively and confident

    "there was a pertness about her that attracted him"

Wiktionary

  1. pertnessnoun

    The quality of being pert; cheekiness, impudence.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pertnessnoun

    Etymology: from pert.

    Dulness delighted ey’d the lively dunce,
    Remembering she herself was pertness once. Dunciad.

    There is in Shaftsbury’s works a lively pertness and a parade of literature; but it is hard that we should be bound to admire the reveries. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind.

ChatGPT

  1. pertness

    Pertness refers to the quality or state of being pert, which is characterized by boldness, sauciness, or displaying a lively and spirited character. It can also mean being cheeky, audacious, or irreverent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pertnessnoun

    the quality or state of being pert

Matched Categories

Anagrams for pertness »

  1. presents

  2. serpents

How to pronounce pertness?

How to say pertness in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pertness in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pertness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Translation

Find a translation for the pertness definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"pertness." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 12 Jun 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/pertness>.

Discuss these pertness definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for pertness? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    the act of carrying something
    A blur
    B disturb
    C carry
    D restore

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for pertness: