spruce Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “spruce” in the English Dictionary

"spruce" in British English

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sprucenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /spruːs/
an evergreentree (= one that never ​losesitsleaves) with ​leaves like ​needles, or the pale-coloured ​wood from this ​tree


uk   us   /spruːs/ approving
(of a ​person) ​tidy and ​clean in ​appearance: He ​looked spruce and ​handsome in a ​cleanwhiteshirt.
(Definition of spruce from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sprucenoun [C/U]

 us   /sprus/
an ​evergreentree with ​thin, ​pointedleaves, or the ​wood of this ​tree
(Definition of spruce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spruce”
in Spanish aseado…
in Vietnamese bảnh bao…
in Malaysian kemas…
in Thai เรียบร้อย…
in French pimpant…
in German adrett…
in Chinese (Simplified) 云杉, 云杉木…
in Indonesian necis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雲杉, 雲杉木…
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