asking price


the price originally demanded by the seller, as before any reduction resulting from bargaining, discount, etc.

Origin of asking price

First recorded in 1745–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for asking price

charge, cost, price

Examples from the Web for asking price

Historical Examples of asking price

  • So, of course, the observant farmer would add a thousand dollars to the asking-price of his property.

    Love's Pilgrimage

    Upton Sinclair

British Dictionary definitions for asking price

asking price


the price suggested by a seller but usually considered to be subject to bargaining
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