Synonyms and Antonyms of perk
1 to become glad or hopeful we perked up once the sun came out Synonyms of perk up brighten, buck up, lighten, look up, cheer (up)Words Related to perk up rejoice; liven (up), revive; beam, glow, radiate, sparkle; encourage, gladden, heartenNear Antonyms of perk up despair, despond; brood, fret, mopeAntonyms of perk up darken, sadden
2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position the dog tilts her head and perks up her ears whenever someone speaks to her Synonyms of perk up boost, crane, elevate, heave, heft, heighten, hike, hoist, jack (up), lift, raise (up), pick up, take up, up, uphold, uplift, upraiseWords Related to perk up ascend, mount, rise; rear, upendNear Antonyms of perk up descend, dip, fall, pitch, plunge, slip; bear, depress, press, push; sink, submergeAntonyms of perk up drop, lower
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