pricey
also pricy adjective (pricier; -est) Date: 1932 expensive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pricey — (adj.) also pricy, expensive, 1932, from PRICE (Cf. price) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pricey — ► ADJECTIVE (pricier, priciest) informal ▪ expensive …   English terms dictionary

  • pricey — [prī′sē] adj. Informal expensive; dear …   English World dictionary

  • pricey — Term used for an unrealistically low bid price or unrealistically high offer price. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * pricey pric‧ey [ˈpraɪsi] also pricy adjective informal expensive: • Skiing is a pricey sport, between equipment, travel and s …   Financial and business terms

  • pricey — [[t]pra͟ɪsi[/t]] pricier, priciest also pricy ADJ GRADED If you say that something is pricey, you mean that it is expensive. [INFORMAL] Medical insurance is very pricey …   English dictionary

  • pricey — UK [ˈpraɪsɪ] / US adjective Word forms pricey : adjective pricey comparative pricier superlative priciest informal expensive …   English dictionary

  • pricey — pricily, adv. priceyness, n. /pruy see/, adj., pricier, priciest. expensive or unduly expensive: a pricey wine. Also, pricy. [1930 35; PRICE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pricey — pric|ey pricy [ˈpraısi] adj informal expensive ▪ The clothes are beautiful but very pricey …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pricey — adjective pricier, priciest informal expensive: New books are pretty pricey nowadays …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pricey — pric•ey [[t]ˈpraɪ si[/t]] adj. pric•i•er, pric•i•est cvb expensive or unduly expensive: a pricey wine[/ex] • Etymology: 1930–35 pric′ey•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

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