Examples of pricey in a Sentence
The car is a little pricey.
a small boutique selling pricey women's clothing
Recent Examples of pricey from the Web
In the long run, barring war, volcano eruption or severe earthquake, Seattle real estate is now West Coast pricey.
Despite concerns that stocks are too pricey and U.S. economic growth remains tepid, the blue-chip index is up 17% this year and on track for its 51st closing record.
Most of what's on shelves right now is is Prada-level pricey, but just give it a few weeks.
The treatment will cost $475,000, reports Garde, which, although pricey, is much less than many outsider observers expected.
The spaces would cost up to 7 million euros to renovate, but the sure-to-be-pricey rooms will likely recoup those costs easily.
Cova is pricey, but worth it (Via Montenapoleone 8; 02-7600-5599).
But don't run to the doctor asking for a pricey laser or needle treatment.
The fast-casual aggressively promotes its two chefs, whose résumés include far more refined – and pricey – restaurants.
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First Known Use of pricey
Synonymsbig-ticket, dear, expensive, extravagant, high, high-end, high-ticket, precious, premium, priceless, costly (also pricy), spendy [chiefly Northwest], ultraexpensive, valuable
Related Wordsexorbitant, overpriced, prohibitive, sky-high, steep, stiff, unaffordable, uneconomic (or uneconomical), unreasonable; inestimable, invaluable; deluxe, luxurious, sumptuous
Near Antonymsmoderate, reasonable; valueless, worthless; discounted
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