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    perky breasts

    Hey everyone.

    What are perky breasts? When I look up "perky" a get synonyms like jaunty, lively, spirited, confident, but nothing that could in any way relate to breast form.

    So what are they - firm, ample, pointy?


    Thank you.

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    Re: perky breasts

    To be perky they have to be pointed up or straight across. No sagging. Therefore, they are usually not overly large.

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    Re: perky breasts

    Ah, thanks for clearing that up.

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    Re: perky breasts

    The underlying metaphor is indeed one of jaunty confidence.

    "Perky" compares a physical feature to a mental quality, just as Dave's "sagging", in the sense of "despondently depleted of energy", compares a mental state to a physical quality.

    Best wishes,

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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