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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Of high price or value; expensive: costly jewelry.
  • adj. Entailing loss or sacrifice: a costly war.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Of high cost; expensive.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Of great cost; expensive; dear.
  • adj. Gorgeous; sumptuous.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Of great price; acquired, done, or practised at much cost, as of money, time, trouble, etc.; expensive; rich; occasioning great expense or expenditure: as, a costly habit; costly furniture; costly vices.
  • Lavish; extravagant.
  • Synonyms Precious, etc. See valuable.
  • In a costly manner; expensively; richly; gorgeously.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. entailing great loss or sacrifice
  • adj. having a high price
  • Equivalent
    costlier    costliest   
    Words with the same meaning
    expensive    dear    gorgeous    sumptuous    pyrrhic    rich   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    expensive    splendid    elegant    rare    sumptuous    useless