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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The result is a new sticker price that more closely reflects what students already pay. New York Times, "More Private Colleges Are Cutting Tuition, but Don’t Expect to Pay Less," 9 Aug. 2019 The network asked advertisers to pay as much as $100,000 for 30-second spots on MSNBC, people familiar with the matter said, a significant premium on the network’s usual sticker price. Benjamin Mullin, WSJ, "Democratic Primary Debate Draws 15.3 Million Viewers," 27 June 2019 Tesla is also raising the sticker prices of its Model S and Model X cars in exported to China. Rex Crum, The Mercury News, "Tesla raises prices of cars in sold in China, and gets a break on tariff hike," 7 Jan. 2019 The Village Board decided in February to have 500 commemorative stickers printed for sale at the regular vehicle sticker price of $40, along with a minimum donation of an additional $10 that goes to help cover costs of the summer concerts. Chuck Fieldman,, "New vehicle stickers generate $6,500 for Clarendon Hills summer concerts," 25 June 2019 At market close on Wednesday, the stock was selling at about $196.50 — significantly higher than Beyond's new sticker price. Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN, "Beyond Meat spooks investors with discounted stock," 1 Aug. 2019 Real estate tracker CoStar pegs Paradise Point’s individual sticker price as just under $189 million. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Hello, Margaritaville. Goodbye, Paradise Point. Resort undergoing $35M transformation," 26 July 2019 Then add up the cost of tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation to determine the sticker price for one year. Anchorage Daily News, "Family finances: How to decipher a financial aid letter," 24 July 2019 The project looks unlikely to be done for anywhere near the original sticker price or by the original completion date in November 2021, if the dire picture portrayed by Great Hall Partners pans out. Jon Murray, The Denver Post, "DIA, contractors start talks to keep terminal construction from spiraling out of control," 25 June 2019

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First Known Use of sticker price

1959, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sticker price

US : 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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