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"Chipper" is an adjective which is often translated as "alegre", and "perky" is an adjective which is often translated as "animado". Learn more about the difference between "chipper" and "perky" below.
chipper(
chih
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puhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(cheerful)
a. alegre
Kim is so chipper in the morning!¡Kim es tan alegre por las mañanas!
Why are you so chipper today? - Well, I just got into Princeton!¿Por qué estás tan alegre hoy? - Bueno, ¡es que me acaban de aceptar en Princeton!
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perky
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lively)
a. animado
You're very perky today! - Yeah! I just got a new job!Estás muy animado hoy. - ¡Sí! ¡Acabo de conseguir un nuevo trabajo!
b. alegre
The CEO's perky assistant invited us to have a seat.El alegre asistente del director ejecutivo nos invitó a sentarnos.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(firm)
a. respingón
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Will you still love me when I'm old and don't have perky breasts anymore? - I'll love you 'til the day I die, my dear.¿Todavía me querrás cuando sea vieja y ya no tenga los pechos respingones? - Te querré hasta el día que me muera, mi vida.
b. turgente
Your butt looks really perky in those jeans. You should totally buy them.Esos vaqueros te hacen el trasero turgente. Tienes que comprártelos sí o sí.
c. paradito
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Who was that girl with the perky tits you were talking to? - Don't be jealous; she's just a friend.¿Quién era esa vieja con las tetas paraditas con la que estabas hablando? - No te pongas celosa que es solo una amiga.
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