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The years in between saw McCurdy perform a high-wire act of people-pleasing and silent suffering, while projecting a perky demeanor for the world.

Notably, my Tricolor Stromanthe, string of hearts, and succulents still looked perky—and have continued to since.

She comes off as perky and outgoing, basically the vibe of a favorite grade-school gym teacher.

Still, the four-cylinder turbo engine is perky enough, and the standard all-wheel drive came in handy during a few unexpected downpours.

With everything from bitcoin to IPOs so perky, many have asked whether a financial bubble is underway.

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She was a perky redhead of about 30 with lively blue eyes, a petite figure, and lots of nerve.

And beware the perky morning anchors with their inane questions (Aretha Franklin).

Swift hopes that playing the victim, the perky sponge of “hate,” sells.

Sutton Foster abandoned her usual perky personna to play scared and scarred in Violet, and voters may reward her effort.

In the uber-perfect, uber-perky Brady household, Alice was the one who rarely had things go her way.

He was made easy on this point, and, with an increase in our larder, became quite perky.

Don't you get too perky, young feller, or I'll hang your shirt on the fence before the day's done.

A narrow ribbon of velvet is very pretty twisted over a wire and two perky loops and ends made.

Perhaps the most attractive of small foreign birds is the avadavat, a tiny, perky little soldier.

But he was down for lunch and conducting for a glee-party in the drawing-room afterwards, as perky and active as a professional.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perky, such as: bouncy, bright, bubbly, cheerful, cheery, and jaunty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.