Definition of spruik in English:

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verb

[no object] Australian informal
  • 1Speak in public, especially to advertise a show: men who spruik outside striptease joints
  • 1.1Promote or publicize: the company forked out $15 million to spruik its digital revolution

Derivatives

spruiker

noun

Origin

early 20th century: of unknown origin.

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