sticker price


Definition of sticker price 

: a manufacturer's suggested retail price that is printed on a sticker and affixed to a new automobile broadly : the stated cost of something a computer with a high sticker price

Examples of sticker price in a Sentence

We managed to negotiate 15 percent off the sticker price. The speakers are excellent and well worth the sticker price.

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Discounts: Auto makers will often apply discounts, such as rebates to the original sticker price, to make monthly payments more affordable. Adrienne Roberts, WSJ, "Vehicle Leases: Behind the Numbers," 14 Nov. 2018 That represents $100 off the sticker price, a startling 29-percent reduction for an Apple product still in its first year on sale. Sam Byford, The Verge, "B&H is offering $100 off the Apple HomePod ahead of Black Friday," 14 Nov. 2018 The vehicles, which still have sticker prices available on the windshield, swiftly float down the swollen river as onlookers watched the scene unfold. Travis Fedschun, Fox News, "New Jersey flash floods send cars floating down river, piling up against bridge," 12 Aug. 2018 Federal and local tax credits can help partially offset the higher sticker price of electric cars. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY, "Americans more likely to buy electric cars, AAA study finds," 8 May 2018 With $7,500 in options and the freight charge added to the base price, the total sticker price for our 2018 Suburban LT Z71 Midnight Edition four-wheel drive was $67,075. G. Chambers Williams Iii, star-telegram, "Chevrolet’s 2018 Suburban looks great with the Z71 Midnight Edition package | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 24 Mar. 2018 But the sticker price had increased more than 500% over 10 years. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "A Shot of Competition for EpiPen," 19 Aug. 2018 But bringing down the sticker price is the ultimate guarantor of market success, and the big driver there is battery costs. David Roberts, Vox, "China made solar panels cheap. Now it’s doing the same for electric buses.," 24 July 2018 Put simply, these schools bring in only about half of their published sticker price. Melissa Korn, WSJ, "Private Colleges Dole Out Scholarships to Boost Enrollment, but It Isn’t Working," 30 Apr. 2018

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1959, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sticker price

: the price of a vehicle that is suggested by the manufacturer and that is shown on a sticker which is attached to the vehicle; also : the stated price of something

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