Definition of pertly in English:

pertly

adverb

  • See pert

    • ‘‘I'm not sure that's polite,’ Sunny said pertly.’
    • ‘‘Oh, as if it isn't already obvious,’ she said pertly.’
    • ‘And Sunday shirts were always white with collars starched to make them stand up pertly around the neck.’
    • ‘Skye leaned up against the wall, crossing her arms pertly.’
    • ‘The eldest, Gloria, is a poised beauty, while Dolly and Phil are pertly precocious.’

Pronunciation

pertly

/ˈpəːtli/