su·​per·​ex·​pen·​sive ˌsü-pər-ik-ˈspen(t)-siv How to pronounce superexpensive (audio)
: extremely expensive
Shimmery lipstick as pretty as the superexpensive kind.Redbook
… France, which many Americans associate with superexpensive luxury wines …Robert M. Parker, Jr.

Examples of superexpensive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Block followed the familiar pattern of ARKK's superexpensive, loss-making holdings, declining by about 50% between October and late January. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 24 Feb. 2022 New iMac models will adopt the boxy design seen in recent iPads and iPhones and Apple’s superexpensive 32-inch XDR display, which costs $5,000, Bloomberg reported in January. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, 19 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superexpensive was in 1868

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“Superexpensive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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