Synonyms of spruce in English:

spruce


See definition of spruce

adjective

1‘the Captain appeared on deck looking very spruce’

SYNONYMS

neat, well groomed, well turned out, well dressed, besuited, smart, trim, dapper, elegant, chic

soigné

informal natty, snazzy

North American informal spiffy

dated as if one had just stepped out of a bandbox

archaic trig

ANTONYMS

scruffy, untidy, dishevelled


verb

1‘the cottage had been spruced up since her last visit’

SYNONYMS

smarten up, make smarter, tidy up, make tidy, make neater, neaten up, put in order, clean up

informal do up

British informal tart up, posh up

North American informal gussy up

2‘Sarah had spruced herself up’

SYNONYMS

groom oneself, tidy oneself, smarten oneself up, freshen oneself up, preen oneself, primp oneself, prink oneself, pretty oneself, beautify oneself

British have a wash and brush-up

informal titivate oneself, doll oneself up

British informal tart oneself up

archaic plume oneself, trig oneself