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English definition of “spick”

spick

adjective uk   /spɪk/ informal us  
spick and span (especially of a place) very clean and tidy: Their house is always spick and span. The council spends a lot of money keeping the town spick and span.Clean and tidy

spick

noun [C] uk   /spɪk/ offensive us  
a spicPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
(Definition of spick from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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