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English noun: splurge

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


Broader (hypernym)fanfare, flash, ostentation

2. splurge (act) any act of immoderate indulgence


SamplesAn orgy of shopping.
An emotional binge.
A splurge of spending.


Synonymsbinge, orgy


Broader (hypernym)humoring, indulgence, indulging, pampering


English verb: splurge

1. splurge (possession) indulge oneself


SamplesI splurged on a new TV.


Synonymsfling


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)consume, squander, ware, waste

2. splurge (perception) be showy or ostentatious


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)flash, flaunt, ostentate, show off, swank









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