an act of cleaning up, refurbishing, renovating, or the like.
adjective, sprucer, sprucest.
trim in dress or appearance; neat; smart; dapper.
verb (used with object), spruced, sprucing.
to make spruce or smart (often followed by up):
Spruce up the children before the company comes.
verb (used without object), spruced, sprucing.
to make oneself spruce (usually followed by up).
any coniferous tree of the N temperate genus Picea, cultivated for timber and for ornament: family Pinaceae. They grow in a pyramidal shape and have needle-like leaves and light-coloured wood See also Norway spruce, blue spruce, white spruce, black spruce
the wood of any of these trees
neat, smart, and trim
- Spy wednesday
noun 1. (in Ireland) the Wednesday before Easter, named for Judas’ becoming a spy for the Sanhedrin
1. Squadron. 2. Square (of a city or town). 1. the following; the following one. 1. sequence. 2. squadron. 3. square. abbreviation 1. sequence 2. square 3. (pl) sqq. the following one abbreviation 1. Squadron 2. (in place names) Square SQ abbr. subcutaneous sq Albanian SQ subcutaneous sq. 1. squadron 2. square Sq. square
1. software quality assurance. abbreviation (in Britain) 1. Scottish Qualifications Agency