Splurge meaning

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The definition of a splurge is a showy display or an extravagant purchase.

An example of a splurge is the purchase of a brand new luxury vehicle.

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Splurge is defined as to spend money extravagantly, or to show off.

An example of splurge is to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a vacation.

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To indulge in an extravagant expense or luxury.

Splurged on room service.

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To spend extravagantly or wastefully.

Splurged his last dollars on sunglasses.

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An expensive indulgence; a spree.

A splurge in a fine restaurant.

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An extravagant display or large amount.

A splurge of flowers.

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(informal, old) Any very showy or self-indulgent display or effort.
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(informal) A spell of extravagant spending.
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(informal, old) To make a showy display or effort.
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(informal) To spend money extravagantly.
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To gush, to flow or move in a rush.

The tomato sauce was splurged all over the chips.

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To spend lavishly or extravagantly, especially money. [from 1911]

They decided to splurge on the biggest banana split for dessert.

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An extravagant or ostentatious display. [from 1828]
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An extravagant indulgence; a spending spree. [from 1928]
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Origin of splurge

  • Perhaps blend of splash surge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Possibly from a blend of splash and surge.

    From Wiktionary