Spruik Meaning?

What is the meaning of the word Spruik? It's a new word for me.
How can I use the word Spruik in a sentence.
Is it an internet word or is some sort of slang word?

asked by Dalsim in Languages | 7743 views | 11-28-2009 at 03:48 PM

The meaning of the word Spruik is:

"to make or give a speech, esp. extensively or elaborately; spiel; orate."

Another meaning from Encarta is:

"to promote goods, services, or a cause by addressing people in a public place"

answered by Marian | 11-28-2009 at 03:52 PM

in Aussie slang it's Maître 'D

answered by Guest | 02-25-2010 at 08:33 PM

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