splash out

Definition of splash out

British, informal

  1. :  to spend a lot of money If you really want to splash out, let's go to dinner and a show in town. We can't afford to splash out that much money for luxuries.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to strike and dash about a liquid or semiliquid substance

    :  to move in or into a liquid or semiliquid substance and cause it to spatter

    :  to become spattered about

  1. :  splashed liquid or semiliquid substance

    :  impounded water released suddenly

    :  a spot or daub from or as if from splashed liquid

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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