spruce up

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To dress or arrange smartly, elegantly, and neatly.

Etymology:

  • From spruce + up. More at spruce.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'spruce up':

spruce upTo refresh, revamp; to freshen or improve something, especially its appearance.
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