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[prahy-see] /ˈpraɪ si/
adjective, pricier, priciest.
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priciness, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for pricy
  • But vacuum-insulated panels are too pricy for widespread use.
  • Many areas real estate has become pricy, but sense is the rental market has bubbled and may be bursting.
  • If the science is said to be almighty, it wont take long to tame these two pricy quarters.
  • There are a number of commercial products available, but they are generally fairly pricy.
  • These were quite popular among the public who could not afford the pricy entertainment only affordable to the wealthy.
  • It's a little pricy, but it's definitely worth the money.
British Dictionary definitions for pricy


adjective pricier, priciest
an informal word for expensive
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Slang definitions & phrases for pricy



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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