having a high price (Freq. 2)

costly jewelry


high-priced merchandise


much too dear for my pocketbook


a pricey restaurant

Syn: ↑costly, ↑dear, ↑pricey, ↑pricy
Similar to: ↑expensive
Derivationally related forms: ↑price (for: ↑pricy), ↑price (for: ↑pricey), ↑dearness (for: ↑dear), ↑cost (for: ↑costly), ↑costliness (for: ↑costly)

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expensive, dear, costly, exorbitant, excessive, extortionate, high, pricey, unreasonable
COLLOQ. steep, stiff

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adjective EXPENSIVE, costly, dear; overpriced, exorbitant, extortionate; Brit. over the odds; informal pricey, steep, stiff.

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/huy"pruyst"/, adj.
expensive; costly: a high-priced camera.

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highˈ-pricedˈ adjective
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Main Entry:high

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high-priced «HY PRYST», adjective.

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ˌhigh-ˈpriced [high-priced] adjective usually before noun

high-priced housing/cars

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