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1. perk

noun. ['ˈpɝːk'] an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right).

Synonyms

  • bakshish
  • tip
  • pourboire
  • baksheesh
  • backsheesh
  • appanage
  • gratuity
  • bakshis
  • fringe benefit
  • benefit
  • perquisite

Antonyms

  • pull
  • ride
  • nonpayment
  • badness

Etymology

  • perquisite (English)
  • perquisitum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Perk

  • overwork
  • magouirk
  • leclerc
  • deklerk
  • declerque
  • declerk
  • declercq
  • declerck
  • rework
  • mcgurk
  • mcguirk
  • berserk
  • sturc
  • sterk
  • smirk
  • quirke
  • quirk
  • klerk
  • clerk
  • clercq
  • clerc
  • bjerke
  • zirk
  • yerke
  • work
  • werke
  • werk
  • turk
  • turck
  • sirk

Example sentences of the word perk


1. Verb, base form
These numbers should perk up the ears of the managers.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Several nonprofit organizations offer student loan repayment as a perk for working or volunteering with them.

Quotes containing the word perk


1. I don't own the sunset, but I have a free yearly membership to stream whenever it's on, and this is a life perk that makes me wealthy.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. perk

verb. ['ˈpɝːk'] gain or regain energy.

Synonyms

  • perk up
  • percolate
  • recuperate
  • pick up
  • convalesce
  • recover

Antonyms

  • bad
  • penalty
  • deaden
  • sedate

Etymology

  • perquisite (English)
  • perquisitum (Latin)
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