See also: Spree
spree (plural sprees)
- (in combination) Uninhibited activity.
- spending spree
- 1959, Steam's Finest Hour, edited by David P. Morgan, Kalmbach Publishing Co., page 27:
- Then all three major builders were called upon to deliver 105 Berkshires before the buying spree was over.
- (dated) A merry frolic; especially, a drinking frolic.
- Synonym: carousal
- 1880, Mark Twain [pseudonym; Samuel Langhorne Clemens], chapter XXI, in A Tramp Abroad, London: American Publishing Company:
- Tradition says she spent the last two years of her life in the strange den I have been speaking of, after having indulged herself in one final, triumphant, and satisfying spree.
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.
a merry frolic
- “spree”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
- “spree”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary, (Please provide a date or year).