April 09, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
spruce up /ˈspruːs ˈʌp/ phrasal verb
spruce up
/ˈspruːs ˈʌp/
phrasal verb
The man is sprucing up the house with a fresh coat of paint.
The man is sprucing up the house with a fresh coat of paint.
Learner's definition of SPRUCE UP

spruce (someone or something) up or spruce up (someone or something)

: to make (someone or something) look cleaner, neater, or more attractive

  • We spruced up the room with a fresh coat of paint.

  • I need to spruce myself up a bit before we go out to dinner.

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