HyperDic: expensive

English > 1 sense of the word expensive:
ADJECTIVEallexpensivehigh in price or charging high prices
expensive > pronunciation
Soundsihkspeh'nsihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > expensive: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHigh in price or charging high prices.
Examples
  • "expensive clothes"
  • "an expensive shop"
Narrowerbig-ticket, high-ticketVery expensive
costly, dear, high-priced, pricey, pricyHaving a high price
dearly-won, costlyentailing great loss or sacrifice
overpricedToo costly for the value
See alsovaluableHaving great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange
Oppositecheap, inexpensiverelatively low in price or charging low prices
Spanishcaro, costoso
Catalancar, costós
Nounsexpensivenessthe quality of being high-priced
Adverbsexpensivelyin an expensive manner
Verbsexpendpay out

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