• Definition for "costly"
    • Of large cost or price; pricey: costly jewellery.
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costly definition

  • adjective:
    • Of large cost or price; pricey: costly jewellery.
    • Entailing loss or give up: a costly war.
    • Of high price; high priced.
    • Of great expense; expensive; dear.
    • Gorgeous; sumptuous.
    • entailing great loss or compromise
    • having increased cost
    • Of high price or price; expensive: high priced jewelry.
    • Entailing reduction or give up: a costly war.
    • Of high price; costly.
    • of good expense; high priced; dear.
    • Beautiful; sumptuous.
    • entailing great loss or give up
    • having a higher cost
  • others:
    • Of great price; obtained, done, or practised at much cost, since cash, time, difficulty, etc.; pricey; rich; occasioning great expenditure or spending: because, a costly habit; expensive furniture; pricey vices.
    • Lavish; extravagant.
    • Synonyms important, etc. See important.
    • In an expensive fashion; expensively; richly; gorgeously.
    • of good price; acquired, done, or practised at much expense, at the time of money, time, difficulty, etc.; expensive; wealthy; occasioning great expenditure or expenditure: because, a pricey practice; pricey furnishings; pricey vices.
    • Lavish; extravagant.
    • Synonyms important, etc. See valuable.
    • In a costly manner; expensively; richly; gorgeously.
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