What does the word expensive mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Expensively.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Expensiveness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Involving great expense; costly.

Usage examples for expensive

  1. He does not always wear expensive clothes, nor is it at all necessary that he should. – The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms by John A. Cone
  2. Almost the only practical grievances alleged against the old system were expensive wars and the maintenance of sinecures. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  3. Yes, they are expensive. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
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