transitive verb Date: 1605 to price too high

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • overprice — (v.) to price (something) excessively high, c.1600, from OVER (Cf. over) + PRICE (Cf. price) (v.). Related: Overpriced; overpricing …   Etymology dictionary

  • overprice — ► VERB ▪ charge too high a price for …   English terms dictionary

  • overprice — [ō΄vər prīs′] vt. overpriced, overpricing to offer for sale at too high a price …   English World dictionary

  • overprice — /oh veuhr pruys /, v.t., overpriced, overpricing. to price excessively high; set too high a price on. [1595 1605; OVER + PRICE] * * * …   Universalium

  • overprice — verb To give a commodity an excessive price …   Wiktionary

  • overprice — Synonyms and related words: bleed, bleed white, clip, exploit, fleece, gouge, hold up, overcharge, overtax, profiteer, screw, skin, soak, stick, sting, surcharge, swindle, victimize …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overprice — v. price too high …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overprice — verb [often as adjective overpriced] charge too high a price for …   English new terms dictionary

  • overprice — o•ver•price [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈpraɪs[/t]] v. t. priced, pric•ing cvb to set too high a price on • Etymology: 1595–1605 …   From formal English to slang

  • overprice — /oʊvəˈpraɪs/ (say ohvuh pruys) verb (t) (overpriced, overpricing) to place too high a price on …   Australian English dictionary

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