little steep

a little (bit) steep

A bit more expensive than desired or expected. Thirty bucks for two movie tickets and an order of popcorn? That's a little steep, don't you think? They said the repairs would come to about $500, which seemed a little bit steep, if you ask me.
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little steep

 and little pricey
Fig. relatively expensive; costing more than one wants to pay. The food here is a little pricey, but you get a lot of it.
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The man, who had the appearance of being a butcher, descended a little steep and isolated street, looking on to the river, with two of his friends.
I think PS20m is probably a little steep for him, but the market is the market.
The prices were perhaps a little steep but for a trendy city centre spot were to be expected, and a good meal in pleasant surroundings meant it provided decent value for money.
The price may be a little steep but what you get in return is a mobile studio with the plug-and-play simplicity that Blue has become known for.
Given the sheer size and the craftsmanship involved in creating these dolls, it's no surprise that the price tag is a little steep.
The prices are probably a little steep, but I suppose you pay for the prime location and setting.
Even when the appointment was made Past Me thought that was a little steep.
If the PS45 price tag of Charlotte's is a little steep then try Sanctuary's new Wonderbody, left, which contains blurring skin perfecting particles to transform the look and feel of skin for just PS8 (sanctuary.
If the PS45 price tag of Charlotte's body make-up is a little steep then try Sanctuary's new Wonderbody, left, which contains blurring skin perfecting particles to transform the look and feel of skin for just PS8 (sanctuary.
John Gregg admits $1 million is probably a little steep for a 1937 wooden sardine boat.
This price is easily justified for the professional gunsmith or law enforcement armorer who works on AR-15s daily but may be a little steep for all but the most dedicated hobbyist.
The price tags on these are a little steep, ranging from Php 5,000 to Php 15,000 depending on the class.
I think the price is a little steep for the information you get, but if it saves you time and frustration, it may well be worth it.
It's a lovely course which is beguilingly quick too, even if there is one or two little steep intersections that need to be respected.