Definition of on/at the spur of the moment
- We decided on the spur of the moment to go to the beach.
: a pointed device secured to a rider's heel and used to urge on the horse
: recognition and reward for achievement
: a goad to action : stimulus
: to urge (a horse) on with spurs
: to incite to action or accelerated growth or development : stimulate
: to put spurs on
: a minute portion or point of time : instant
: a comparatively brief period of time
: present time
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