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NOUN (2)

1. an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.);

2. any act of immoderate indulgence;
- Example: "an orgy of shopping"
- Example: "an emotional binge"
- Example: "a splurge of spending"
[syn: orgy, binge, splurge]


VERB (2)

1. indulge oneself;
- Example: "I splurged on a new TV"
[syn: splurge, fling]

2. be showy or ostentatious;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Splurge \Splurge\ (spl[^u]rj), n. A blustering demonstration, or great effort; a great display. [Slang, U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Splurge \Splurge\, v. i. To make a great display in any way, especially in oratory. [Slang, U.S.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

splurge n 1: an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.) 2: any act of immoderate indulgence; "an orgy of shopping"; "an emotional binge"; "a splurge of spending" [syn: orgy, binge, splurge] v 1: indulge oneself; "I splurged on a new TV" [syn: splurge, fling] 2: be showy or ostentatious
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

84 Moby Thesaurus words for "splurge": access, binge, blazon, bravura, brilliancy, budget, burst, cost, cost out, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, daring, dash, dazzle, demonstration, disburse, display, douse, dramatics, eclat, etalage, exhibition, exhibitionism, expend, extravagance, false front, fanfaronade, figure, flair, flaunt, flaunting, fling, flourish, fork out, glare, glitter, go through, histrionics, incur costs, indulgence, invest, lay out, make a figure, make a show, make a splash, manifestation, open the purse, orgy, ostentatiousness, outburst, outlay, pageant, pageantry, parade, pay, pay out, plash, put out, rampage, run through, schedule, sham, shell out, shine, show, showing-off, sink money in, slop, slosh, spatter, spectacle, spend, splash, splatter, splosh, spree, spurtle, squander, staginess, swash, theatrics, throw money around, vaunt