from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Immaculately clean; spotless. See Synonyms at neat1.
- adj. Brand-new; fresh.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Clean, spotless; original sense “like new”.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as spick-and-span-new.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. conspicuously new
- adj. completely neat and clean
Short for obsolete spick and span-new : spick, spike (variant of spike1) + span-new.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)