Example sentences for: spree

How can you use “spree” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Knocked for a feather meaning `greatly surprised' could be a humorous blend of knocked for a loop and knocked over with a feather , just as fleazy is perhaps a blend of flea and sleazy . To go on a bilge or drinking spree used by three Northern informants is perhaps an alteration of to go on a binge , or perhaps a punning alteration, or perhaps a pronunciation variant, with l substituted for n , as in chimney/chimley . For lack of evidence, all of these derivations are essentially guesses.

  • Thus began Hughes’ legendary three-year, $300-million Las Vegas buying spree.

  • Less than five months after his release, he loses it and goes on a racist shooting spree.

  • Case closed: Alleged "spree killer" Andrew Cunanan , who was being hunted by the FBI for the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace and others, killed himself.

  • I've heard others suggest that he is an undiagnosed manic-depressive coming off a three-year spree.

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