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Pert

(pûrt), Candace Beebe Born 1946.
American biochemist noted for her study of brain chemicals and the locations of their receptors.
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But the biggest gossips have to be Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen and the rest of those gas-bag football pundits, chatting incessantly about who is best, who is worst, who will win, and who has the pertest bum.
When applied to a lady, (a)pert indicated a pleasing character or appearance: 'Demure, appert [...]' (MED); 'She was [...] full apert, avenaunt and comely' (MED); 'the prise quene, pertest of ladies' (OED), etc.
Body tone: All that yoga has paid off to give once-buxom Geri the pertest of derrieres.