The definition of a splurge is a showy display or an extravagant purchase.(noun)
An example of a splurge is the purchase of a brand new luxury vehicle.
Splurge is defined as to spend money extravagantly, or to show off.(verb)
An example of splurge is to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a vacation.
See splurge in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: echoic blend of spl(ash) + (s)urge
See splurge in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb splurged splurged, splurg·ing, splurg·es verb, intransitive
Origin: Perhaps blend of splash
Origin: and surge.
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