Expensive

Definition of Expensive

Ex`pen´sive
a.1.Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay; costly; dear; liberal; as, expensive dress; an expensive house or family.
War is expensive, and peace desirable.
- Burke.
2.Free in expending; very liberal; especially, in a bad sense: extravagant; lavish.
An active, expensive, indefatigable goodness.
- Sprat.
The idle and expensive are dangerous.
- Sir W. Temple.

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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
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