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synonyms for perky

  • bouncy
  • bright
  • bubbly
  • cheerful
  • cheery
  • jaunty
  • lively
  • sunny
  • active
  • alert
  • aware
  • bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
  • brisk
  • buoyant
  • gay
  • in fine fettle
  • spirited
  • sprightly
  • vivacious
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antonyms for perky

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  • cloudy
  • depressed
  • dull
  • gloomy
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • unhappy
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How to use perky in a sentence

Still, the four-cylinder turbo engine is perky enough, and the standard all-wheel drive came in handy during a few unexpected downpours.
SMART RIDES FOR TRYING TIMESJOE PHILLIPSMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
With everything from bitcoin to IPOs so perky, many have asked whether a financial bubble is underway.
WELCOME TO THE MICROBUBBLE ECONOMYJOHN DETRIXHEMARCH 9, 2021QUARTZ
He was made easy on this point, and, with an increase in our larder, became quite perky.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Don't you get too perky, young feller, or I'll hang your shirt on the fence before the day's done.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
A narrow ribbon of velvet is very pretty twisted over a wire and two perky loops and ends made.
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Perhaps the most attractive of small foreign birds is the avadavat, a tiny, perky little soldier.
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But he was down for lunch and conducting for a glee-party in the drawing-room afterwards, as perky and active as a professional.
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The perky little launch shoved up close to the side of the tall steamer.
RUTH FIELDING DOWN IN DIXIEALICE B. EMERSON
Never heard tell of sech gals as you are, travelin about alonejest as perky as young patridges!
RUTH FIELDING DOWN IN DIXIEALICE B. EMERSON
He had just killed a Moreton and stolen his wife, that is why he looks so perky—the fellow in the blue doublet.
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