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splurge

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noun \ˈsplərj\

Definition of splurge

  1. :  an ostentatious effort, display, or expenditure



Origin of splurge

perhaps blend of splash and surge


First Known Use: 1830

Rhymes with splurge


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splurge

verb

Simple Definition of splurge

  • : to spend more money than usual on something for yourself

Full Definition of splurge

splurgedsplurg·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a splurge

  3. 2 :  to indulge oneself extravagantly —often used with on <splurge on a new dress>

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to spend extravagantly or ostentatiously

Examples of splurge

  1. You should let yourself splurge once in a while.



1843

First Known Use of splurge

1843


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