ert

Definitions

Slang

  • adjective alert, lively, aware. A humorous back-formation from the standard term inert, heard in middle-class adult speech since the 1990s.

Theater

  • (written as Erté)
    The pseudonym adopted by the French artist and designer Romainde Tirtoff (1892 - 1990), noted in particular for his extravagantcostumes and designs for the Folies Bergères in Paris. He derivedit from the French pronunciation of the first letters of his Christianname and surname.
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