priceless

[ prahys-lis ]
/ ˈpraɪs lɪs /

adjective

having a value beyond all price; invaluable: a priceless artwork.
delightfully amusing or absurd: a priceless anecdote.

Origin of priceless

First recorded in 1905–10; price + -less
Related formsprice·less·ness, noun
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priceless

/ (ˈpraɪslɪs) /

adjective

of inestimable worth; beyond valuation; invaluable
informal extremely amusing or ridiculous
Derived Formspricelessly, adverbpricelessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for priceless

priceless


adj.

"having a value beyond price," 1590s, from price (n.) + -less. Colloquial sense of "delightful" attested from 1907. Related: Pricelessly; pricelessness.

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