Definition of burn a hole in someone's pocket in English:

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burn a hole in someone's pocket

(Of money) tempt someone to spend it quickly and extravagantly.
Example sentences
  • Now every other guy with money burning a hole in his pocket will follow suit, and the prices shoot up.
  • Of course, that won't stop an impulsive buyer with money burning a hole in their pocket from overpaying.
  • So, with money burning a hole in my pocket, we drove down to Stockbridge to visit Addictive Arts.
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