splurge


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splurge

 (splûrj)
v. splurged, splurg·ing, splurg·es
v.intr.
To indulge in an extravagant expense or luxury: splurged on room service.
v.tr.
To spend extravagantly or wastefully: splurged his last dollars on sunglasses.
n.
1. An expensive indulgence; a spree: a splurge in a fine restaurant.
2. An extravagant display or large amount: a splurge of flowers.

[Perhaps blend of splash and surge.]

splurg′y adj.

splurge

(splɜːdʒ)
n
1. an ostentatious display, esp of wealth
2. a bout of unrestrained extravagance
vb
(often foll by on) to spend (money) unrestrainedly or extravagantly
[C19: of uncertain origin]

splurge

(splɜrdʒ)

v. splurged, splurg•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to indulge oneself in some luxury or pleasure, esp. a costly one: They splurged on a trip to Europe.
2. to show off.
v.t.
3. to spend (money) lavishly or ostentatiously.
n.
4. an ostentatious display.
5. an instance or bout of extravagant spending.
[1820–30, Amer.; perh.b. splash and surge]

splurge


Past participle: splurged
Gerund: splurging

Imperative
splurge
splurge
Present
I splurge
you splurge
he/she/it splurges
we splurge
you splurge
they splurge
Preterite
I splurged
you splurged
he/she/it splurged
we splurged
you splurged
they splurged
Present Continuous
I am splurging
you are splurging
he/she/it is splurging
we are splurging
you are splurging
they are splurging
Present Perfect
I have splurged
you have splurged
he/she/it has splurged
we have splurged
you have splurged
they have splurged
Past Continuous
I was splurging
you were splurging
he/she/it was splurging
we were splurging
you were splurging
they were splurging
Past Perfect
I had splurged
you had splurged
he/she/it had splurged
we had splurged
you had splurged
they had splurged
Future
I will splurge
you will splurge
he/she/it will splurge
we will splurge
you will splurge
they will splurge
Future Perfect
I will have splurged
you will have splurged
he/she/it will have splurged
we will have splurged
you will have splurged
they will have splurged
Future Continuous
I will be splurging
you will be splurging
he/she/it will be splurging
we will be splurging
you will be splurging
they will be splurging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been splurging
you have been splurging
he/she/it has been splurging
we have been splurging
you have been splurging
they have been splurging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been splurging
you will have been splurging
he/she/it will have been splurging
we will have been splurging
you will have been splurging
they will have been splurging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been splurging
you had been splurging
he/she/it had been splurging
we had been splurging
you had been splurging
they had been splurging
Conditional
I would splurge
you would splurge
he/she/it would splurge
we would splurge
you would splurge
they would splurge
Past Conditional
I would have splurged
you would have splurged
he/she/it would have splurged
we would have splurged
you would have splurged
they would have splurged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.splurge - an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)
fanfare, ostentation, flash - a gaudy outward display
2.splurge - any act of immoderate indulgencesplurge - any act of immoderate indulgence; "an orgy of shopping"; "an emotional binge"; "a splurge of spending"
humoring, indulging, pampering, indulgence - the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
Verb1.splurge - indulge oneself; "I splurged on a new TV"
ware, squander, consume, waste - spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"
2.splurge - be showy or ostentatious
flaunt, ostentate, show off, swank, flash - display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he showed off his new sports car"
Translations

splurge

[splɜːdʒ]
A. N (= excess) → derroche m
B. VI to splurge on sthderrochar dinero comprando algo

splurge

[ˈsplɜːrdʒ]
vi (= splash out) → faire des folies
to splurge on sth → dépenser une fortune dans qch

splurge

n (inf: = shopping spree) → Kauforgie f (pej inf); to go on a splurgegroß einkaufen gehen; a big splurge on publicityeine groß aufgemachte Werbekampagne; we had a big splurge on the receptionunser Empfang war ein Riesentamtam (inf)

splurge

[splɜːdʒ] (fam)
1. vifare una follia
to splurge on sth → fare una follia comprando qc
2. vt to splurge one's money (on sth)fare una follia (comprando qc)
3. n (spending spree) → spese fpl folli
to go on or have a splurge → darsi alle spese folli
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