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sprauncy Line breaks: sprauncy
Pronunciation: /ˈsprɔːnsi/

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Definition of sprauncy in English:

adjective (sprauncier, spraunciest)

British informal
Smart or showy in appearance: a sprauncy little street

Origin

1950s: perhaps related to dialect sprouncey 'cheerful'.

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