splurge /ˈsplɚʤ/ verb [no object] informal
: to spend more money than usual on something for yourself
- You should let yourself splurge once in a while.
— often + on
- We decided to splurge on a bottle of good wine for dinner.
— splurge noun informal [count]
— usually singular
- She went on a shopping splurge. [=spree]
- This year’s big splurge [=expensive purchase] was a new car.