Definition of Spending spree

1. Noun. A brief period of extravagant spending.

Generic synonyms: Fling, Spree



Definition of Spending spree

1. Noun. A series of high-value purchases made in a short time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spending Spree

spendable
spendaholic
spendaholics
spendall
spendalls
spender
spenders
spendest
spendier
spendiest
spendiferously
spending
spending-money
spending cut
spending money
spending spree (current term)
spendings
spends
spendthrift
spendthrift trust
spendthrift trusts
spendthriftness
spendthrifts
spendthrifty
spendy
spense
spenses
spent force
spent forces

Literary usage of Spending spree

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1. Oecd Economic Surveys: Mexico (2005)
"2002 2003 2004 2005 unsustainable current spending spree. In the current setting, indeed, oil prices are bound to be sooner or later incorporated in budget ..."

2. Do the Right Thing: The People's Economist Speaks by Walter Edward Williams (1995)
"A balanced budget requirement alone would permit Congress to continue its spending spree. Congressmen would be within the law if they constantly raised ..."

3. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"All too often the lure is overpowering, and a spending spree ensues. Bear in mind: The fact that someone is willing to lend you money doesn't necessarily ..."

4. Speaking of Liberty by Llewellyn H. Rockwell (2003)
"In the second half of 2001, American politicians got into the act by urging consumers and businesses to go on a spending spree. This was an attempt to ..."

5. Oecd Economic Surveys: Russian Federation by Oecd (2006)
"On the whole, Russia has so far done well in resisting the temptation to use windfall revenues to go on a spending spree. Faced with a strong balance of ..."

6. Privacy in a Fishbowl by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"Americans have been on a spending spree for years and years. They are about to pay the price. Companies will fail. Homes and cars will be repossessed and ..."

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