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SPREE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spree mean? 

SPREE (noun)
  The noun SPREE has 1 sense:

1. a brief indulgence of your impulses

  Familiarity information: SPREE used as a noun is very rare.


SPREE (verb)
  The verb SPREE has 1 sense:

1. engage without restraint in an activity and indulge, as when shopping

  Familiarity information: SPREE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPREE (noun)


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Meaning:

A brief indulgence of your impulses

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

spree; fling

Hypernyms ("spree" is a kind of...):

intemperance; intemperateness; self-indulgence (excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "spree"):

spending spree (a brief period of extravagant spending)


SPREE (verb)


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Meaning:

Engage without restraint in an activity and indulge, as when shopping

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Hypernyms (to "spree" is one way to...):

gratify; indulge; pander (yield (to); give satisfaction to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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