costing a great deal; expensive: fur coats and other big-ticket items.
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costly, fancy, high, lavish, valuable, extravagant, overpriced, pricey, upscale, dear, excessive, exorbitant, holdup, immoderate, inordinate, invaluable, plush, posh, rich, ritzy
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Origin of big-ticket
First recorded in 1940–45
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(prenominal) (of retail goods) belonging to the most expensive and prestigious class
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