overprice

[oh-ver-prahys]

verb (used with object), o·ver·priced, o·ver·pric·ing.

to price excessively high; set too high a price on.

Origin of overprice

First recorded in 1595–1605; over- + price
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overpriced

adjective

charging or charged at too high a price
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Word Origin and History for overpriced

overprice

v.

"to price (something) excessively high," c.1600, from over- + price (v.). Related: Overpriced; overpricing.

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