spic-and-span


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spic-and-span

 (spĭk′ən-spăn′)
adj.
Variant of spick-and-span.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spic-and-span - conspicuously new; "shiny brand-new shoes"; "a spick-and-span novelty"
new - not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World"
2.spic-and-span - completely neat and clean; "the apartment was immaculate"; "in her immaculate white uniform"; "a spick-and-span kitchen"; "their spic red-visored caps"
clean - free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals"

spick-and-span

also spic-and-span
adjective
In good order or clean condition:
Chiefly British: tight.
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Now, the community members who took over the pool are appealing for sponsors to help to keep the 84-year-old building that houses the pool looking spic-and-span.
And for staff and volunteers at Stoneleigh Abbey that means three weeks of painstaking work to ensure the majestic house is spic-and-span ahead of its big Easter re-opening.
Minimize indoor irritants with spic-and-span floors (sweep, mop, and dust often) and fresh bedding.
In the cage of the spic-and-span kitchen she was a rabid animal,