shopping spree


: a short period of time in which someone buys a lot of things
We went on a shopping spree.

Examples of shopping spree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Montreal, she was treated to a limo ride with Joey, a shopping spree, a helicopter ride and a serenade with live music at the end of the night. Dina Kaur, The Arizona Republic, 4 Mar. 2024 After a shopping spree, Flora and Bernard (Paapa Essiedu) stumble upon a movie theater in Times Square. Wesley Stenzel,, 22 Nov. 2023 Netflix began its stand-up comedy shopping spree in 2016, the year Just for Laughs exec Robbie Praw joined the streaming giant as VP of stand-up and comedy formats. Addie Morfoot, Variety, 7 Mar. 2024 But that has bought the team a losing record and just two postseason appearances since 2016, which makes this winter’s shopping spree a bit of a gamble. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 23 Feb. 2024 Get ready to snag incredible savings and ensure that your Black Friday shopping spree is a resounding success. Matthew Parker, Rolling Stone, 19 Nov. 2023 After providing transportation, food, and beverages for the movie night, Antetokounmpo took the kids on a shopping spree around town. Shane Young, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2024 Someone may have taken possession of your credit card info, Social Security number, bank account or other personal data that would enable him or her to go on a permanent shopping spree—leaving you to deal with the financial, legal and psychic bills. Steven Levy, WIRED, 12 Jan. 2024 The holiday sales happening right now are brimming with great finds—from worth-it luxury designer splurges to everyday staples and beauty must-haves— for a well-deserved and unapologetically indulgent shopping spree. Alexis Bennett Parker, Vogue, 26 Dec. 2023

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“Shopping spree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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