1. pert; brisk; lively
2. followed by “up”
a. to make or become more cheerful, hopeful, or lively
b. to rise or cause to rise briskly
c. (trans.) to make smarter in appearance
1. (intr.) (of coffee) to percolate
2. (trans.) to percolate (coffee)
1. (British, informal) short for perquisite .