Definition of sprauncy in English:

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sprauncy

Pronunciation: /ˈsprɔːnsi/

adjective (sprauncier, spraunciest)

British informal
Smart or showy in appearance: a sprauncy little street
More example sentences
  • At the bottom was an unmanned reception desk in front of a curtain, through which a sprauncy dining room could be glimpsed.
  • The result is a sprauncy new shower, which I totally love and which didn't cost me weeks of brain ache.
  • She had money in her pocket, but security guards at this sprauncy venue plainly did not like the look of her.

Origin

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

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