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spic-and-span

Definitions of spic-and-span
  1. adjective
    completely neat and clean
    synonyms: immaculate, speckless, spic, spick, spick-and-span, spotless
    clean
    free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits
  2. adjective
    conspicuously new
    synonyms: bran-new, brand-new, spick-and-span
    new
    not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
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