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pertness Line breaks: pert|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːtnəs/

Definition of pertness in English:


[mass noun]
1The quality of being attractively small and well shaped.
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.
informal mouth, neck, brass neck, nerve
British informal sauce
Scottish informal snash
North American informal sassiness, sass, chutzpah, a smart mouth
archaic malapertness
rare procacity
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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