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Wordnet 3.0


1. high in price or charging high prices;
- Example: "expensive clothes"
- Example: "an expensive shop"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Expensive \Ex*pen"sive\, a. 1. Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay; costly; dear; liberal; as, expensive dress; an expensive house or family. [1913 Webster] War is expensive, and peace desirable. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. Free in expending; very liberal; especially, in a bad sense: extravagant; lavish. [R.] [1913 Webster] An active, expensive, indefatigable goodness. --Sprat. [1913 Webster] The idle and expensive are dangerous. --Sir W. Temple. Syn: Costly; dear; high-priced; lavish; extravagant. -- Ex*pen"sive*ly, adv. -- Ex*pen"sive*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

expensive adj 1: high in price or charging high prices; "expensive clothes"; "an expensive shop" [ant: cheap, inexpensive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

27 Moby Thesaurus words for "expensive": cheap, costly, dear, dear-bought, extravagant, fancy, high, high-priced, immoderate, luxurious, not affordable, of great cost, overpriced, precious, premium, priced, priceless, pricey, rich, steep, stiff, sumptuous, thrifty, top, uneconomical, unpayable, valuable