Meaning of “perky” in the English Dictionary

"perky" in British English

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perkyadjective

uk /ˈpɜː.ki/ us /ˈpɝː.ki/
perkily
adverb uk /ˈpɜː.kəl.i/ us /ˈpɝː.kəl.i/

"Does anyone want to come out jogging with me?" he said perkily.
perkiness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈpɜː.ki.nəs/ us /ˈpɝː.ki.nəs/

(Definition of “perky” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"perky" in American English

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perkyadjective

us /ˈpɜr·ki/

showing a lot of energy in a happy, confident way:

Kimberly burst in with a crowd of perky teenagers.

(Definition of “perky” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)