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I told her mother she ought to take that splurgy ring off the poor little thing's thumb.

WORD ORIGIN

1828, "ostentatious display," American English, a Western (i.e. Kentucky) word, perhaps a blend of splash and surge. The meaning "extravagant indulgence in spending" is first recorded 1928.

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