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perking

1. slang A shortening of percolating, referring to coffee or a coffee maker. There's a pot of coffee perking in the kitchen, if you'd like some. Once the machine is done perking, we can get to work on our review.
2. Carrying on as is normal, expected, or desired. Often followed by "along." My car is nearly 15 years old, but it's still perking along just fine. A: "Is everything all right between you and Linda?" B: "Our marriage is perking along just fine, thank you very much."
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perking

mod. drunk; drug intoxicated. After a few drinks, he was really perking!
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