Definition of perkily in US English:

perkily

adverb

  • See perky

    • ‘I love the way they sit up so perkily when they think they've run far enough.’
    • ‘The desk clerk smiled far too perkily for Simon's taste.’
    • ‘Lisa shouted perkily from the middle seat of the van.’
    • ‘Smiling perkily, she turned back to the cameras.’
    • ‘‘Fine,’ he replies perkily before resting his head on her shoulder.’

Pronunciation

perkily

/ˈpərkəli//ˈpərkəlē/