Perked vs Perved - What's the difference?

perked | perved |


As verbs the difference between perked and perved

is that perked is (perk) while perved is (perv).

perked

English

Verb

(head)
  • (perk)

  • perk

    English

    Etymology 1

    From perquisite, by abbreviation.

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (less common)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Perquisite.
  • Free coffee is one of the perks of the job.

    Etymology 2

    From percolate (verb) and percolator (noun), by abbreviation.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • Shortened form of percolate.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A percolator, particularly of coffee.
  • Etymology 3

    The origin is .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To become more lively or enthusiastic.
  • To exalt oneself; to bear oneself loftily.
  • * Barrow
  • to perk over them
  • To make trim or smart; to straighten up; to erect; to make a jaunty or saucy display of.
  • to perk''' the ears; to '''perk up one's head
    (Cowper)
    (Sherburne)
    Derived terms
    * perk up * perky

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • smart; trim; spruce; jaunty; vain
  • * Spenser
  • Perk as a peacock.

    Etymology 4

    The origin is .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (dated) To peer; to look inquisitively.
  • (Charles Dickens)
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    perved

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (perv)

  • perv

    English

    Alternative forms

    * perve

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (slang) Shortened term for pervert.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (slang) To stare at others in a perverted manner, especially whilst thinking sexual thoughts about them.
  • The soccer coach perved on one of the players as he undressed in the change room.

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