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adjective, spruc·i·er, spruc·i·est.
  1. spruce2(def 1).
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Origin of sprucy

First recorded in 1765–75; spruce2 + -y1
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Examples from the Web for sprucy

Historical Examples

  • Luray was reached in time and skirted, then all was plain sailing to Sprucy Branch fourteen miles beyond.

    A Dixie School Girl

    Gabrielle E. Jackson

  • I ain' hatter ax you, dough, 'kase you done look so sprucy wid yo' by'ud all comb' out an' yo' wattles puff' up.