- having a value beyond all price; invaluable: a priceless artwork.
- delightfully amusing or absurd: a priceless anecdote.
Origin of priceless
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1. irreplaceable, precious, costly, incomparable.
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Examples from the Web for priceless
Actor and explorer Michael Palin, visiting in 2001, described one elderly bookkeeper showing off his priceless wares.The Lost Libraries of the Sahara
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The room was piled high with boxes containing the priceless tickets for Gatecrasher Balls.'Lord Fraud' Gets Out of Jail, Back Into Orgies
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No amount of money could meet his demands, making the damages for his suit “priceless”—hence the astronomical sum.
And when he reads his admission letter, his jubilant reaction is priceless.Viral Video of the Day: Best College Acceptance
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The film is stupendous art, but it owes much to a priceless piece of document.The ‘12 Years a Slave’ Book Shows Slavery As Even More Appalling Than In the Film
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There is no one so humble, but that he owes to others this simple but priceless instruction.Self-Help
He was prepared to meet dazzling wonders of gems or priceless metal.Salvage in Space
John Stewart Williamson
You'll have to pay for somethin' that's priceless, and how are you goin' to do that?
Talked about 'old family glass' and 'priceless airloons' or some such.
Tables, divans, and rugs of priceless design and workmanship.
- of inestimable worth; beyond valuation; invaluable
- informal extremely amusing or ridiculous
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Word Origin and History for priceless
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