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splurge

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noun \ˈsplərj\

Definition of splurge

  1. :  an ostentatious effort, display, or expenditure

Origin and Etymology of splurge

perhaps blend of splash and surge


First Known Use: 1830


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splurge

verb

Definition of splurge

splurged

;

splurging

  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 in a sentence

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

1843

First Known Use of splurge

1843


SPLURGE Defined for English Language Learners


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splurge

verb

Definition of splurge for English Language Learners

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


SPLURGE Defined for Kids

splurge

play
verb \ˈsplərj\

Definition of splurge for Students

splurged

;

splurging

  1. :  to spend lavishly or give in to indulgence I decided to splurge and order a banana split.



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