Definition of priceless in English:


Line breaks: price|less
Pronunciation: /ˈprʌɪsləs


  • 1So precious that its value cannot be determined: priceless works of art
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    • Tim Corum, head of collections with Leeds museums, said the home was a priceless treasure for the city.
    • One of the world's rarest cars is a Vauxhall built at Luton, the priceless Silver Bullet.
    • Vincent van Gogh was a failure, but today, his paintings are priceless works of art.
    of incalculable value/worth, of inestimable value/worth, of immeasurable value/worth, invaluable, beyond price, without price, worth its weight in gold, worth a king's ransom; rare, irreplaceable, incomparable, unparalleled, expensive, costly, high-priced, at a premium, rich, dear, choice, fine, exquisite, treasured, prized, precious, cherished



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  • The handful of folks there didn't have any idea what was going down or who any of us were, but they witnessed a pricelessly rare jam session that night.
  • In retrospect, Leonard Cohen's Death of a Lady's Man from '77 is pricelessly charming.
  • It was a moment you couldn't wrap up and tie in a ribbon, both fleeting and ageless, freely given and pricelessly received.


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  • If I could add something it would be that this was the year that revealed to me in all its pricelessness, the treasure of friends.
  • Second, was this sale based on the fame and creativity of a ‘painting master,’ or the pricelessness and exalted status of a ‘religious master?’
  • The first of the big public environmental disputes occurred in the 1960s, when the celebrated purity and scientific pricelessness of Lake Baikal appeared to be threatened by new wood-processing plants.

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