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Definition of the noun spree

What does spree mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sprees

  1. a brief indulgence of your impulses

Alternative definition of the noun spree


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

Definition of the verb spree

What does spree mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: spreed | spreeing | sprees

  1. engage without restraint in an activity and indulge, as when shopping


The Spree is a river that flows through the Saxony, Brandenburg and Berlin states of Germany, and in the Ústí nad Labem region of the Czech Republic. Approximately 400 kilometres in length, it is a left bank tributary of the River Havel, which itself flows into the Elbe and then the North Sea. It is the river on which the original centre of Berlin was built.


  1. Spree is a candy manufactured by The Willy Wonka Candy Company, a brand owned by Nestlé. Introduced in 1971, Spree is classified as a compressed dextrose candy, covered in a colored fruit-flavored shell. Depending on the market it is available in rolls or thin food type cardboard boxes. A variation called Chewy Spree is also available in two distinct types: Chewy Spree Original and Chewy Spree Mixed Berry. Chewy Spree boasts a similar size and shape as classic Spree, but with a chewy center. Chewy Spree is available in pouches, rather than rolls.
  2. Spree a.k.a. Spree Wearables, Inc: Spree Wearables is a company that retails a fitness monitor. The monitor they sell can be worn on a cap or a headband, revolutionizing how we work out. Their product removes the necessity of wearing an uncomfortable chest strap or wrist monitor.


Spree is a fictional character from the 2000 film Starforce.


"Spree" is a musical album of Air Cushion Finish.

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  1. "Spree" is a 1967 documentary film written by Syd Field and directed by Walon Green and Mitchell Leisen.
  2. "Spree" is a 1996 film written and directed by Rustin Thompson. It tells the story of a young woman who falls in love with a drug dealer and the perils that come with it.
  3. "Spree" a.k.a. "Survival Run" is a 1979 action crime drama film written by Larry Spiegel, G.M. Cahill, and Frederic Shore and directed by Larry Spiegel.
  4. "Spree" is a film.
  5. "Spree" is a 2012 thriller film written by Tommy O'Haver and Kevin Turen. It is also directed by Tommy O'Haver.

Phrases with Spree

  1. spree killer
  2. Killing Spree
  3. Shooting spree
  4. spending spree

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Google previewSymbolic Construction of Community (2013)

by Anthony P. Cohen

Perhaps, like some of those other ritual occasions discussed earlier which suspend normality, the spree is a kind of fantasy in which participants harmlessely speculate on what life would be like if it was other than it is! But leaving aside the ...

Google previewThe Complete Critical Assembly (2002)

The Collected White Dwarf (And Gm, and Gmi) Sf Review Columns by David Langford

Despite that, the new Spree is an essential reference and a good read. [But what the hell happened to Cordwainer Smith, a major writer by any standards, who according to Spree is sufficiently well-known to be invoked in a description of ...

Google previewAn Anglo-Saxon Reader (2013)

by Alfred J. Wyatt

The Spree is a tributary of the ...

Google previewCrime Analysis With Crime Mapping (2012)

by Rachel Boba Santos

A spree is a specific type of series characterized by high frequency of criminal activity within a remarkably short time frame, to the extent that the activity appears almost continuous. • Hot prey refers to a group of crimes committed by one or ...

Google previewThe Oliver Stone Encyclopedia (2013)

by James Michael Welsh, Donald M. Whaley

As Stone has said, Mickey and Mallory's killing spree is an expression of the will to power: “Controlling your universe, killing, having that power—all serial killers have talked about that sense of empowerment.” Law enforcement officials in the ...

Google previewReinventing Music Video (2006)

Next-generation Directors, Their Inspiration, and Work by Matt Hanson

Graphic elements offering inspiration Notaro offers the opposite experience: "Tim DeLaughter from Polyphonic Spree is a very visual person, and ...

Google previewPandeism (2017)

An Anthology by Knujon Mapson

And receiving a knock on the door from a couple of Jehovah's Witnesses on a recruiting spree is a common experience in many countries around the world. Not that the older Christian denominations can be accused of lagging behind in the ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

spree . A boisterous frolic; a period of riotous enjoyment: Scots dial. >, by 1798, Sessions, coll. Origin problematic; but W.'s provisional identification, via early dial . variant spray, with spreagh, spreath, foray, cattle-raid, ex Gaelic spréidh, cattle, ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

Killing spree, rampage killing Murders occurring at ≥2 locations with almost no time break between them. The category has no real value to law enforcement, given the difficulty in defining "coolingoff period". Serial killing differs in that the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant (1890)

Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinker's Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland

" Spree (Winchester), said of one giving himself airs.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (2006)

by Michael Newton

A prime example of FBI taxonomy refined to the point of inadvertent chaos, the term spree murder needlessly complicates classification of multiple homicides. According to the Bureau's Crime Classification Manual (1992), there are six kinds of ...

Google previewStar Struck: An Encyclopedia of Celebrity Culture (2010)

by Sam Riley

Spree. Killers. Even more gruesome than organized crime and its popularity with fans is the public attention lavished on mass murderers. Leading the pack in number of victims, in America, at least, are ...

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Small photo of BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 20, 2018: Feet and legs of the sculpture DREI MÄDCHEN UND EIN KNABE at the river Spree from the artist Fritzenreiter. Deep blue sky, trees and a piece of wall. Low angle view.Small photo of The Berliner Dom and the river Spree in the early morningSmall photo of Berliner Dom (Berlin cathedral) over Spree riverSmall photo of BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 20, 2018: Sculpture DREI MÄDCHEN UND EIN KNABE at the river Spree from the artist Fritzenreiter. View of one girl‘s shoulder to the Cathedral of Berlin. Head and hand visible.Small photo of Berlin, Cathedral, Castle, Spree, GermanySmall photo of Berlin, Cathedral, Castle, Spree, GermanySmall photo of Berliner Dom (Berlin cathedral) over Spree river More...

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Quotes about Spree

when in solitude
tearing at several layers
mind on drunken spree (Indira Babbellapati)
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Scrabble value of S1P3R1E1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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