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Spree

 (sprā, shprā)
A river, about 400 km (250 mi) long, of eastern Germany rising near the Czech border and flowing generally north to the Havel River at Berlin.

spree

 (sprē)
n.
1. A sudden indulgence in or outburst of an activity: a shopping spree; a crime spree.
2. A carefree, lively outing.

[Perhaps alteration of Scots spreath, spreagh, cattle stolen in a raid, cattle raid, from Scottish Gaelic sprèidh, cattle, from Middle Irish, ultimately from Latin praeda, booty; see ghend- in Indo-European roots.]

spree

(spriː)
n
1. a session of considerable overindulgence, esp in drinking, squandering money, etc
2. a romp
[C19: perhaps changed from Scottish spreath plundered cattle, ultimately from Latin praeda booty]

spree

(spri)

n.
1. a period or bout of indulgence, as of a craving or whim: an eating spree; a spending spree.
2. a binge; carousal.
3. a period or outburst of activity.
[1795–1805; orig. uncertain]

Spree

(spreɪ, ʃpreɪ)

n.
a river in E Germany, flowing N through Berlin to the Havel River. 220 mi. (354 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spree - a brief indulgence of your impulsesspree - a brief indulgence of your impulses
spending spree - a brief period of extravagant spending
intemperateness, self-indulgence, intemperance - excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence; "the intemperance of their language"
Verb1.spree - engage without restraint in an activity and indulge, as when shopping
pander, gratify, indulge - yield (to); give satisfaction to

spree

noun
1. fling, binge (informal), orgy, splurge They went on a spending spree.
2. binge, bender (informal), orgy, revel (informal), jag (slang), junketing, beano (Brit. slang), debauch, carouse, drinking bout, bacchanalia, carousal, a night on the piss (taboo slang), a night on the razzle (informal) They attacked two London shops after a drinking spree.

spree

noun
1. A drinking bout:
Slang: bat, bender, booze, jag, tear.
2. A period of uncontrolled self-indulgence:
Slang: jag.
Translations
Spree
hoogjoomingpidu

spree

[spriː] Njuerga f, parranda f, farra f (esp S. Cone)
to go on a spreeir de juerga or parranda or (esp S. Cone) farra
to go on a killing spreematar a una serie de personas
see also spending B

spree

[ˈspriː] n
to go on a spree → faire la fête spending spree

spree

n spending or shopping spreeGroßeinkauf m; drinking/gambling spreeZech-/Spieltour f (inf); killing spree (of gunman) → Amoklauf m; to go/be on a spree (drinking) → eine Zechtour machen; (spending) → groß einkaufen gehen/groß einkaufen

spree

[spriː] n (fam) to go on a spending spreefare spese folli
to go on a spree → darsi alla pazza gioia, fare baldoria
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A woman looking at the Berlin <BWall along the Spree river in 1980 and a far less bleak view now
But at a bar beside the Spree river, or even at one of Berlin's outdoor beaches in summer, it's delightfully laid back and relaxing too.