to one's cost

Definition of to one's cost

chiefly British

  1. :  from one's own bad experience I found out to my cost that he was a liar.

Word by Word Definitions

costplay
  1. :  the amount or equivalent paid or charged for something :  price

    :  the outlay or expenditure (as of effort or sacrifice) made to achieve an object

    :  loss or penalty incurred especially in gaining something

  1. :  to require expenditure or payment

    :  to require effort, suffering, or loss

    :  to have a price of


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