pricey

or pric·y

[ prahy-see ]
/ ˈpraɪ si /

adjective, pric·i·er, pric·i·est.

expensive or unduly expensive: a pricey wine.

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Origin of pricey

First recorded in 1930–35; price + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM pricey

pric·i·ly, adverbpric·ey·ness, noun
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pricey

pricy

/ (ˈpraɪsɪ) /

adjective pricier or priciest

an informal word for expensive
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