[ sprook ]
/ spruk /
verb (used without object) Australian Slang.
to make or give a speech, especially extensively or elaborately; spiel; orate.
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Origin of spruik
First recorded in 1915–20; origin uncertain
OTHER WORDS FROM spruikspruik·er, noun
Words nearby spruik
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British Dictionary definitions for spruiker
/ (ˈspruːɪk) /
(intr) Australian archaic, slang to speak in public (used esp of a showman or salesman)
Derived forms of spruikspruiker, noun
Word Origin for spruik
C20: of unknown origin
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