perkily

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv perkily in a perky manner "stuck perkily, like a bustle on a woman's skirt"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • perkily In a perky manner; jauntily; airily; smartly.
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Usage

In literature:

You needn't be so perkily ashamed of havin' preached, man.
"The Attache" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
You needn't be so perkily ashamed of havin' preached, man.
"The Attache" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
And the black rat and his mate, lively as ever, perkily watched them from the rafters.
"The Way of the Wild" by F. St. Mars
The house was very small, but perkily pretentious, and they drove under the porte-cochere to alight.
"The Butterfly House" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
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