Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Involving great expense; costly.

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Usage examples "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", 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", Walter Lyon Blease.
  3. Yes, they are expensive. - "Cæsar or Nothing", Pío Baroja Baroja.