At five o'clock President de la Barra, very smiling and spick and span, arrived, accompanied by his staff.
She looked just the same as when I last saw her—spick and span, and—dry.
Poor fellows, their torn and tattered uniforms contrast with the spick and span military gear of the National Guard.
A pretty red house, all spick and span, and not a soul in it, far as I could see.
I was a bit of a dandy; always priding myself upon my spick and span get-up.
And there's a spotless table-cloth, and all the accessories are spick and span.
spick and span, with graceful outlines, it suggested some great mechanical bird.
This is probably the true explanation of spick and span new.
I expected to see the spick and span schooner all messed up with try-out works, and grease, and smoke.
Today, however, she was almost as spick and span as Katy and Gertie.
derogatory for "Latino person," 1913, from cliche protestation, No spick English. Earlier spiggoty (1910 "speak-a the ..."); the term is said to have originated in Panama during the canal construction. But it also was applied from an early date to Italians, and some have suggested an alteration of spaghetti.