Definition of Spree

1. Noun. A brief indulgence of your impulses.

Exact synonyms: Fling
Specialized synonyms: Spending Spree
Generic synonyms: Intemperance, Intemperateness, Self-indulgence
Derivative terms: Fling



2. Verb. Engage without restraint in an activity and indulge, as when shopping.
Generic synonyms: Gratify, Indulge, Pander

Definition of Spree

1. n. A merry frolic; especially, a drinking frolic; a carousal.

Definition of Spree

1. Proper noun. river in Berlin, Germany. ¹

2. Noun. A merry frolic; especially, a drinking frolic. ¹

3. Noun. Uninhibited activity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spree

1. an unrestrained indulgence in an activity [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spree

spreaze
spreazed
spreazes
spreazing
sprechgesang
sprechstimme
spreckled
spred
spredd
spredde
spredden
spreddes
spredding
spredds
spreds
spree (current term)
spree killer
spreed
spreeing
sprees
spreethe
spreethed
spreethes
spreeze
spreezed
spreezes
spreezing
spreite
spreiten
sprelve

Literary usage of Spree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Berlin and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"The Upper spree and ... a formerly fortified town with 70300 inhab., at the confluence of the spree and the Havel, has large military factories. ..."

2. Berlin and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1905)
"The Upper spree and ... Breite-Str.K a formerly fortified town with 70000 inhab., at the continence of the spree and the Havel, ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"spree, a merry frolic. (C.) Modern and colloquial.-Irish ifrt. .... AS spree, a spray, twig ; an unauthorised word, given by Somner. + Icel. sprek, a stick. ..."

4. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"Drum Weir on the spree, Germany. feet, ... on the spree just below Berlin (built in 1885), consisting of a single wicket 32.8 feet long and :85 feet high ..."

5. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"A " spree." Durivage and Burnham, ' Stray Subjects,' p. 102. 1856 Ellis had just returned from a prolonged batter in Paris.— 1848 Zenas had been on " a bat ..."

6. A Tour in Germany: And Some of the Southern Provinces of the Austrian Empire by John Russell (1828)
"Though the spree traverses Berlin, dividing it into two nearly equal parts, the site, especially on the left bank, where the more modern and gaudy portion ..."

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