[ splawr, splohr ]
/ splɔr, sploʊr /
a frolic; revel; carousal.
a commotion; disturbance.
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Origin of splore
First recorded in 1775–85; perhaps aphetic variant of explore
Words nearby splore
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British Dictionary definitions for splore
/ (splɔːr) /
Scot a revel; binge; escapade
Word Origin for splore
C18: of obscure origin
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