Definition of pertness in English:

pertness

Line breaks: pert|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːtnəs
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 2Impudence; cheek.
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    • 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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