[ puh-ren-ee-uhl ]


  1. lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring

Examples of perennial in a sentence:

  • Every election seems to continue to deal with the same perennial issues that have been the focus of all the previous elections.
  • Compared to others who only have to deal with the occasional cold, Sophia experiences almost continuous bouts of sneezing and nose-blowing because of her perennial allergies.