English - Vietnamese Dictionary
perk /pə:k/Thesaurus Dictionary
- nội động từ
- ngẩng đầu lên, vểnh lên, vểnh mặt lên (tự đắc, hỗn xược...) ((cũng) to-up)
- (+ up) vui tươi lên, phấn khởi lại (sau cơn buồn, cơn bệnh)
- ngoại động từ (+ up)
- vểnh (đuôi...) lên, vênh (mặt...) lên
- làm bảnh cho, làm đỏm dáng cho (ai, bộ quần áo...)
- tính từ
- (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) (như) perky
- danh từ
- (động vật học) (viết tắt) của perquisite
Advanced English Dictionary
cheer up, become jaunty, brighten, liven up, invigorate, smarten up, quicken, (re)vitalize, pep up, revive, inspirit, Colloq buck up:
The old lady perks up when her grandchildren come to visit. To perk up the party, Peter suggested we should all play a game.
+ noun (also formal perquisite) [usually pl.] something you receive as well as your wages for doing a particular job: Perks offered by the firm include a car and free health insurance. + (figurative) Not having to get up early is just one of the perks of being retired.
+ verb [V]
Phrasal Verbs: perk up
perk sb<->up (informal) to become or to make sb become more cheerful or lively, especially after they have been ill/sick or sad: He soon perked up when his friends arrived.
perk sth<->up (informal) to increase, or to make sth increase in value, etc: Share prices had perked up slightly by close of trading.
perk sth<->up (informal) to make sth more interesting, more attractive, etc: ideas for perking up bland food + Stencilling is a cheap and easy way to perk up old furniture.
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