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[hahy-prahyst] /ˈhaɪˈpraɪst/
expensive; costly:
a high-priced camera.
Origin of high-priced
First recorded in 1785-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "Doubtless they are high-priced, being a rarity," said the Scotchman.

    The Young Miner Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • What is low-priced, as everybody knows, is often dear, and what is high-priced is often cheap.

    The Verbalist Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
  • It was obvious that his suit was the work of a high-priced tailor.

    Spring Street James H. Richardson
  • I have bred some high-priced ones, and all have been served the same.

  • Would you expect a high-priced star to go out and break his leg?

    Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson

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