peart

adjective
\ ˈpirt How to pronounce peart (audio) \

Definition of peart

chiefly Southern US and Midland US
: being in good spirits : lively

Other Words from peart

peartly adverb

First Known Use of peart

circa 1520, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for peart

alteration of pert

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“Peart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peart. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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