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English definition of “splash out (sth)”

splash out (sth)

UK phrasal verb with splash     /splæʃ/ verb [I, T]
to spend a lot of money on something that you want but do not need: He splashed out on the best champagne for the party. They splashed out over a thousand pounds on a new kitchen.Paying and spending money
(Definition of splash out (sth) from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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