price·​less | \ ˈprīs-ləs \

Definition of priceless

1a : 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

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Other Words from priceless

pricelessly adverb

Synonyms for priceless


inestimable, invaluable

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Examples of priceless in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of priceless

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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English Language Learners Definition of priceless

: extremely valuable or important
informal : very funny


price·​less | \ ˈprīs-ləs \

Kids Definition of priceless

: more valuable than any amount of money : not to be bought for any amount of money

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a servile follower or underling

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