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Is pert a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word pert is a Scrabble US word. The word pert is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is pert a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word pert is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

P3E1R1T1

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Yes. The word pert is a Words With Friends word. The word pert is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 12 words from 'pert' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'pert'

PERT 6 

3 letters words from 'pert'

PER 5PET 5
PRE 5REP 5
RET 3 

2 letters words from 'pert'

ER 2ET 2
PE 4RE 2
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of pert

pert eprt pret rpet erpt rept petr eptr pter tper etpr tepr prte rpte ptre tpre rtpe trpe ertp retp etrp terp rtep trep

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word pert. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in pert.

Definitions and meaning of pert

pert

Etymology

Aphetic form of apert.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /pɝt/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pɜːt/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)t

Adjective

pert (comparative perter, superlative pertest)

  1. (of a person) Attractive.
  2. (of a part of the body) Well-formed, shapely. [from 14th c.]
  3. Lively; alert and cheerful; bright. [from 16th c.]
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 1, Scene 1:
      "Go Philostrate, Stirre vp the Athenian youth to merriments, Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth"
    • 2001, Donald Spoto, Marilyn Monroe: The Biography, chapter 1, 11:
      He was instantly attracted to Gladys's pert, fey humor and her good nature.
  4. (now rare, especially of children or social inferiors) Cheeky, impertinent. [from 15th c.]
    • 2009, Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall, Fourth Estate 2010, p. 333:
      "You'll not be so pert when the Cornish seize you. They spit children like you and roast them on bonfires."
  5. (obsolete) Open; evident; unhidden; apert. [14th-17th c.]
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Piers Plowman to this entry?)
  6. (obsolete) Clever.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:cheeky

Derived terms

  • pertly
  • pertness

Translations

Verb

pert (third-person singular simple present perts, present participle perting, simple past and past participle perted)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To behave with pertness.

Noun

pert (plural perts)

  1. (obsolete) An impudent person.

Anagrams

  • -pter, pret., terp

Hungarian

Etymology

per +‎ -t

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈpɛrt]
  • Hyphenation: pert

Noun

pert

  1. accusative singular of per

Ladin

Alternative forms

  • part

Etymology

From Latin pars, partem.

Noun

pert f (plural pertes)

  1. part

Related terms

  • partir

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *peret, from Late Latin paraverēdus.

Noun

pert n

  1. horse

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms

  • pāert
  • pēert

Descendants

  • Dutch: paard, perd
    • Afrikaans: perd
      • Phuthi: ipere
      • Sotho: pere
  • Limburgish: paerd
  • West Flemish: peird

Further reading

  • “pert”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “pert”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɛrt/

Adjective

pert (feminine singular pert, plural perton, equative perted, comparative pertach, superlative pertaf)

  1. pretty, attractive
  2. quaint

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • impudent, jaunty.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)