sprucely

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

spruce +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

sprucely (comparative more sprucely, superlative most sprucely)

  1. In a spruce manner; neatly and elegantly.
    • 1839, Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby
      'Ah ! Hawk,' said one very sprucely dressed personage in a Newmarket coat, a choice neckerchief, and all other accessories of the most unexceptionable kind.