Definition of pricey in English:


Syllabification: pric·ey
Pronunciation: /ˈprīsē
(also pricy)

adjective (pricier, priciest)

Expensive: boutiques selling pricey clothes
More example sentences
  • People are revered if they are dressed in expensive clothes and have pricy items in their homes.
  • Some homeowners have even traded down from more expensive abodes to less pricey dwellings.
  • We had been told the pub was expensive - but it wasn't unduly pricey.



More example sentences
  • But Walford, at least, could defend its priciness with a reasonable excuse - its 1.8 acres of garden had enough room to add five new addresses, potentially, to Shrewsbury Road.
  • The only drawback is the priciness of the hotel restaurant.
  • The restaurant is home to couples who retreat to the eatery and discuss the priciness of day care, or Michigan Avenue executives who want a different feel from their stuffy business meetings.

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