What does costly mean?

Definitions for costly
ˈkɔst li, ˈkɒst-cost·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word costly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dearly-won, costly(adj)

    entailing great loss or sacrifice

    "a dearly-won victory"

  2. costly, dear(p), high-priced, pricey, pricy(adj)

    having a high price

    "costly jewelry"; "high-priced merchandise"; "much too dear for my pocketbook"; "a pricey restaurant"

Wiktionary

  1. costly(Adjective)

    Of high cost; expensive.

  2. Origin: Composition:

Webster Dictionary

  1. Costly(adj)

    of great cost; expensive; dear

  2. Costly(adj)

    gorgeous; sumptuous

  3. Origin: [From Cost expense.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'costly' in Adjectives Frequency: #935

How to pronounce costly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say costly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of costly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of costly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of costly in a Sentence

  1. Lydia Waithera:

    Good machines have to be imported and are costly.

  2. An EgyptAir official:

    It is a conspiracy against EgyptAir, it is very costly.

  3. Julius K. Nyerere:

    Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.

  4. Mohamed El-Erian:

    It would be costly for all involved, and especially the UK.

  5. Ward Cates:

    It would be quite sophisticated and my guess is quite costly.

Images & Illustrations of costly

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