Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: perquisite  pur-kwi-zit
  1. An incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
    - fringe benefit, perk
  2. A right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right)
    "suffrage was the perquisite of white adult males";
    - prerogative, privilege, exclusive right

Derived forms: perquisites

Type of: benefit, right

Encyclopedia: Perquisite