spiff up

spiff

1 [spif]
verb (used with object) Informal.
to make spiffy (usually followed by up ): Let's spiff up this office with new furniture.

Origin:
1875–80; perhaps v. use of dial. spiff well-dressed; see spiffy

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spiff

noun
attractiveness in appearance or dress or manner; "he gets by largely on pure spiff" 
spiff up

verb
make neat, smart, or trim; "Spruce up your house for Spring"; "titivate the child" [syn: spruce up
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