(noun, adjective, verb)


1. marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners

Similar word(s): fashionable, stylish, dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, rakish, snappy, spiffy


1. light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork

Definition categories: plant, wood

2. any coniferous tree of the genus Picea

Definition categories: plant, conifer

Sentences with spruce as a noun:

- That spruce table is beautiful!


1. make neat, smart, or trim

- Spruce up your house for Spring

Similar word(s): titivate, tittivate

Definition categories: change, beautify, embellish, fancify, prettify

2. dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion

- He spruced up for the party

Definition categories: body, groom, neaten