spree

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Etymology[edit]

  • uncertain. Some theories listed at “spree” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.

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Noun[edit]

spree (plural sprees)

  1. A merry frolic; especially, a drinking frolic.
  2. Uninhibited activity.

Usage notes[edit]

Often preceded by the name of a certain activity to indicate a period of doing that activity whole-heartedly and continuously, e.g. shopping spree.

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Verb[edit]

spree (third-person singular simple present sprees, present participle spreeing, simple past and past participle spreed)

  1. (intransitive, rare) To engage in a spree.

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