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pricey

[prahy-see] /ˈpraɪ si/
adjective, pricier, priciest.
1.
expensive or unduly expensive:
a pricey wine.
Also, pricy.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; price + -y1
Related forms
pricily, adverb
priceyness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pricily

pricey

/ˈpraɪsɪ/
adjective pricier, priciest
1.
an informal word for expensive
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Word Origin and History for pricily

pricey

adj.

also pricy, "expensive," 1932, from price (n.) + -y (2).

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Slang definitions & phrases for pricily

pricey

adjective

Expensive; dear •Chiefly British: Godiva chocolates and other pricey goodies (1932+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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