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splash out

Definition of splash out in English:

British informal Spend money freely: she splashed out on a Mercedes
More example sentences
  • And she believes the £2,000 she splashed out is money well spent.
  • My dear wife, who doesn't know it has arrived yet, will never cope, and she'll mock me, the person who is supposedly so careful with money, for splashing out on something I didn't want and don't need.
  • Londoners are less likely to be planning home improvements than people living elsewhere but those that are will spend more, splashing out an average of £1,586 each.
Synonyms
be extravagant, go on a spending spree, splurge, spare no expense, spend lavishly, spend a lot of money
informal lash out, push the boat out, go mad, go on a shopping binge, indulge in some retail therapy
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