Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “splurge”

splurge

verb [I, T]     /splɜːdʒ/
to spend a lot of money on something that you want but do not need: We could either save the money or splurge on a new car.Too much and unnecessary
splurge noun [C] Their biggest splurge each year is a five-day skiing vacation.
(Definition of splurge verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “splurge” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

warm-up

something that you do to prepare yourself for an activity, especially gentle exercises before a physical activity

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More