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pertness Syllabification: pert·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈpərtnəs/

Definition of pertness in English:


1The quality of being attractively neat and jaunty.
Example sentences
  • The mate replied in the affirmative and commented on the pertness of her breasts.
  • We were impressed with the pertness of her breasts.
  • Indeed there's a very animated conversation about whether one should compromise jiggliness for pertness.
2Impudence; cheek.
Example sentences
  • They were often allowed considerable licence, though pertness had its dangers.
  • Finley has looks, a voice and that ageless soubrette pertness - the total musical comedy package.
  • Darcy could perceive from the twinkle in her eyes and the hint of pertness in her tone that there was more to her statement than she was willing to contribute.
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