expensive; costly: a high-priced camera.

Origin of high-priced

First recorded in 1785–95

Synonyms for high-priced

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  • Such samples may be expected to be high-priced; but still, how much cheaper than a dirty article!

  • But I shall have to borrow so much money with which to build, if I take the high-priced lot.

    Convenient Houses

    Louis Henry Gibson

  • And in these days of high-priced paper and expensive production, very few papers do this.

    The Lure of the Pen

    Flora Klickmann

  • We have good concerts, but so few, comparatively, and too high-priced for the average person to attend many.

  • High-priced boys won't do that unless they can set their standard price very much higher.


    James H Schmitz