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