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EXPENSIVE

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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.


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EXPENSIVE (adjective)


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Meaning:

High in price or charging high prices

Context examples:

expensive clothes / an expensive shop

Similar:

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)

Also:

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

Antonym:

cheap (relatively low in price or charging low prices)


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