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 Dictionary entry overview: What does expensive mean? 

EXPENSIVE (adjective)
  The adjective EXPENSIVE has 1 sense:

1. high in price or charging high prices

  Familiarity information: EXPENSIVE used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

EXPENSIVE (adjective)

Sense 1expensive [BACK TO TOP]


High in price or charging high prices

Context examples:

expensive clothes / an expensive shop


big-ticket; high-ticket (very expensive)

costly; dear; high-priced; pricey; pricy (having a high price)

costly; dearly-won (entailing great loss or sacrifice)

overpriced (too costly for the value)


valuable (having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange)


cheap (relatively low in price or charging low prices)

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