Definition of splurge
: an ostentatious effort, display, or expenditure
Origin of splurge
perhaps blend of splash and surge
First Known Use: 1830
Simple Definition of splurge
: to spend more money than usual on something for yourself
Full Definition of splurge
1 : to make a splurge
2 : to indulge oneself extravagantly —often used with on <splurge on a new dress>
: to spend extravagantly or ostentatiously
Examples of splurge
You should let yourself splurge once in a while.
First Known Use of splurge
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