nounBritish • informal
- A mischievous or awkward person, especially a child: some pushy little perisherMore example sentences
- ‘They may be right little perishers,’ he said, ‘but some are suffering from attention or behavioural disorders.’
- As soon as the little perishers are weaned, walking and talking, we want you back stoking the furnace.
- Finally a bit of childish (bless the little perishers) nonsense to start the weekend.