Lively or enthusiastic.
“She answered with a perky smile and bounced off.”
Standing upright; firm.
“The plant looks much perkier since I watered it.”
Attractive (of a person)
well-formed, shapely (of a part of the body). from 14th c.
Lively; alert and cheerful; bright. from 16th c.
Cheeky, impertinent (especially of children or social inferiors). from 15th c.
Open; evident; unhidden; apert. 14th-17th c.
To behave with pertness.
An impudent person.
cheerful and lively
“she certainly looked less than her usual perky self”
“don’t be perky, miss!”