spiff up

phrasal verb
spiffed up; spiffing up; spiffs up

Definition of spiff up

US, informal
: to make (someone or something) neater or more attractive : improve She wants to spiff up her wardrobe. A fresh coat of paint would really spiff the place up. The company is trying to spiff up its image.

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