This year a lot of parents intend to splurge on the latest and greatest new tech gadgets for themselves.
As ascetic as Aries is, you delight in luxuries now, indulging any urge to splurge.
The Founding Father had good reason to splurge after many Christmases that were lean on cheer.
“Jewelry is something women buy to splurge on themselves and feel good,” she said.
Always a wealthy man, Washington was known to splurge on diversions for his family and guests.
Het give me a five-dollar William to defray expenses at the hotel, an' I sorter like the idea o' makin' a splurge for a change.
I could see Schultz think, and revive, and splurge with his bets again.
And again, my dear Aurelia, I am afraid you are going to make a splurge.
The Caledonias have tried to make quite a splurge this year.
Agnes would, as she frankly said, have been glad to make a splurge.
1828, "ostentatious display," American English, a Western (i.e. Kentucky) word, perhaps a blend of splash and surge. The meaning "extravagant indulgence in spending" is first recorded 1928.
"to make an ostentatious display, to put on a splurge" (in the older sense of the noun), by 1848, from splurge (n.). Thornton's "American Glossary" has an 1848 citation defining splurge (v.) as "to expatiate at large, to appeal to broad and general principles." Meaning "to spend extravagantly" is by 1934. Related: Splurged; splurging.