Definition of perf in English:

perf

noun

informal
  • A performance.

    ‘his second Oscar-winning perf’
    ‘overall, our perf was decent’
    • ‘The excesses of the story are reined in by intelligent treatment, with thoughtful perfs, fine period atmospherics and a well-achieved sense of dread.’
    • ‘He played at that concert and gave memorable perfs at the Monterey Pop and Woodstock festivals in the mid-'60s.’
    • ‘The superhero pic's weekend perf included $95.4 million overseas, lifting the international tally to $628.9 million.’
    • ‘Here's the official site, including the trailer for the two-night perf at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.’
    • ‘The film is cool, geometric take on an urban call girl's life, with a stellar perf by the late Katrin Cartlidge.’
    • ‘His dry and underplayed perf as paranoid numero uno keeps the pic afloat.’
    • ‘The perf itself was not bad but not great either.’
    • ‘"Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons on Broadway" posted receipts of $633,900 from only three perfs, with an average price paid coming in at $125.’
    • ‘The non-professional cast delivers relaxed, modern perfs, though occasional post-production dubbing is a distraction.’
    • ‘In the midst of all the flash there are two amazingly iconic lead perfs and a shockingly cynical, dryly served final twist.’

Pronunciation

perf

/pəːf/