spruik

spruik

[sprook]
verb (used without object) Australian Slang.
to make or give a speech, especially extensively or elaborately; spiel; orate.

Origin:
1915–20; origin uncertain

spruiker, noun
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spruik (ˈspruːɪk)
 
vb
archaic, slang (Austral) (intr) to speak in public (used esp of a showman or salesman)
 
[C20: of unknown origin]
 
'spruiker
 
n

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