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perk up

To exalt oneself, take on a higher status or position.
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[ …] they should not give heed to Women, that would be perking up in matters of Worshiping God.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'perk up':

perk upTo become more upright
perk upto become more lively or enthusiastic.
perk upTo cause to be more upright, straighten up
perk upto cause to be more lively or enthusiastic.
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