Word of the Week Wednesday: spruik

This Wednesday’s Word of the Week is: spruik.

Spruik (pronounced sprook) is Australian slang meaning to make or give a speech, especially extensively or elaborately; to orate.

This is a perfect word for a Toastmaster: it’s descriptive. It’s unusual. And it’s fun.

I think I might need to have it as a word of the day at one of our meetings.



About Dan Kingsepp, ACS, ALS
I'm starting this blog to share my thought on the use of the English language and my experiences as a Toastmaster.

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