perk

 Special benefits, privileges.
 ► “Examples of the extensive perks enjoyed by United Nations employees are discussed.” (Money, Nov. 1995, p. 27)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • perk — [pɜːk ǁ pɜːrk] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES something in addition to money that you get for doing your job, such as a car: • bonuses, housing allowances and other perks • Employees must pay tax on anything regarded as a perk. exˌecutive ˈperk …   Financial and business terms

  • Perk — ist der Name folgender Personen: Alfred Perk (1882–1960), deutscher Politiker (DNVP) August Perk (1897–1945), Widerstandskämpfer gegen den Nationalsozialismus Jacques Perk (1859 1881), niederländischer Dichter Johannes Perk SDB (1880–1955),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • perk´i|ly — perk|y «PUR kee», adjective, perk|i|er, perk|i|est. smart; brisk; saucy; pert: »a perky squirrel. The suits include a perky one of gray …   Useful english dictionary

  • perk|y — «PUR kee», adjective, perk|i|er, perk|i|est. smart; brisk; saucy; pert: »a perky squirrel. The suits include a perky one of gray …   Useful english dictionary

  • Perk — Perk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perking}.] [Cf. W. percu to trim, to make smart.] To make trim or smart; to straighten up; to erect; to make a jaunty or saucy display of; as, to perk the ears; to perk up one s head. Cowper.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perk — Perk, v. i. To exalt one s self; to bear one s self loftily. To perk over them. Barrow. [1913 Webster] {To perk it}, to carry one s self proudly or saucily. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perk — Perk …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Perk — Perk, a. Smart; trim; spruce; jaunty; vain. Perk as a peacock. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perk up — (something) to make something more interesting or active. Chopped prunes can really perk up a fruit salad. It s a pretty dull movie, though the supporting actors perk things up a little …   New idioms dictionary

  • perk — perk·i·ly; perk·i·ness; perk; …   English syllables

  • perk — Ⅰ. perk [1] ► VERB (perk up) ▪ make or become more cheerful or lively. ORIGIN originally in the senses «perch» and «be lively»): perhaps from Old French percher to perch . Ⅱ. perk [2] ► NOUN informal …   English terms dictionary

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