a pert little smile meaning, a pert little smile definition | English Cobuild dictionary




1    saucy, impudent, or forward  
2    jaunty  
a pert little hat     
3    Obsolete   clever or brisk  
     (C13: variant of earlier apert, from Latin apertus open, from aperire to open; influenced by Old French aspert, from Latin expertus expert)  
  pertly      adv  
  pertness      n  

      n acronym for   programme evaluation and review technique  
      abbrev. for   pertaining  
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PERT, PERT, pert., Perth

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
a person who does not care too much about the others, a little rude, assertive
To first know a little, then to think about it and finally you must imagine.
acronym of Lunar Module, little vehicle created especially to move on the moon during XXth century 's space conquest.
If there is very little or no possibility of that happening . . . Will Susan make you laugh? Fat chance.
very little; very few; said to indicate that something is in a low amount/quantity or insignificant
E.g. You weigh like nothing; It costs like nothing; It is a big deal, but you make it look like nothing.


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