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a little (bit) pricey
A bit more expensive than desired or expected. Thirty bucks for two movie tickets and an order of popcorn? That's a little pricey, don't you think? They said the repairs would come to about $500, which seemed a little bit pricey, if you ask me. This lipstick is a little pricey, wouldn't you say? I bet we could find a very similar shade at the drugstore for $5.
Moderately expensive. The hotel is pricey, but it looks fabulous and it's right in the heart of the city. I wouldn't mind how pricey it all was if the food wasn't so unimpressive.
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little steepand 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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mod. expensive. Do you have anything less pricy?
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