We usually use the adjective 'expensive' to say that something costs a lot of money. We can also use other adjectives with the same meaning.
In this lesson, you will learn how to use 6 different adjectives that can replace the word 'expensive', which can make you sound like a better English speaker.
Let's look at the example sentences below.
HIGH (meaning: too expensive and not worth the price)
We use 'high' to talk about a rent, fee, price, tax, etc.
Note: We can also use high to talk wage, salary, pay, income.
PRICEY (informal) (meaning: expensive)
We use 'pricey' when something costs more than we want to pay for it.
OVERPRICED (meaning: too expensive and not worth the price)
Something that is overpriced is more expensive than it should be.
COSTLY (meaning: costing a lot of money)
When you say that something is costly, you mean that the price is more than you want to pay.
EXORBITANT (meaning: much too expensive; much more than is reasonable)
We use 'exorbitant' to talk about an amount of money that is much higher than it should be.
ASTRONOMICAL (meaning: extremely high)
We use 'astronomical' to talk about prices, costs, rates, and fees that are extremely high.
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