Synonyms of spruce


1. spruce, wood

usage: light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork

2. spruce, conifer, coniferous tree

usage: any coniferous tree of the genus Picea


1. spruce up, spruce, titivate, tittivate, smarten up, slick up, spiff up, fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify

usage: make neat, smart, or trim; "Spruce up your house for Spring"; "titivate the child"

2. spruce up, spruce, slick up, smarten up, groom, neaten

usage: dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion; "He spruced up for the party"


1. dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruce, fashionable (vs. unfashionable), stylish

usage: marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"

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