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adjective uk   /pɜːt/ us    /pɝːt/
attractively small and firm, as a description of a part of the body: a pert bottom/nose used to describe behaviour or qualities, especially in a young woman, that are humorous because they do not show much respect: a pert answer/glance/smile
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