priceless

adjective

price·​less ˈprīs-ləs How to pronounce priceless (audio)
1
a
: having a value beyond any price : invaluable
b
: costly because of rarity or quality : precious
2
: having worth in terms of other than market value
3
: delightfully amusing, odd, or absurd
pricelessly adverb

Examples of priceless in a Sentence

a priceless piece of information The look on his face was priceless.
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Word History

First Known Use

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of priceless was in 1594

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“Priceless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/priceless. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

priceless

adjective
price·​less ˈprī-sləs How to pronounce priceless (audio)
1
: too valuable to have a price : not to be bought at any price
2
: very funny or strange
a priceless remark

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