Associations to the word «Costly»


COSTLY, adjective. Of high cost; expensive.

Dictionary definition

COSTLY, adjective. Entailing great loss or sacrifice; "a dearly-won victory".
COSTLY, adjective. Having a high price; "costly jewelry"; "high-priced merchandise"; "much too dear for my pocketbook"; "a pricey restaurant".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.