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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.
See also: little, steep


mod. expensive. Do you have anything less pricy?
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A system weighted toward pricey surgery rather than preventive medicine is wonderful if you happen to be a pricey surgeon, but it's just pricey if you're not.
This advanced cleaner is non-toxic, hypo-allergenic, contains no CFCs, detergents or solvents of any kind (including alcohol, ammonia and chlorine) which can subtly eat away at porous electronic screens and strip away the crucial anti-glare coatings of plasma screens and other pricey electronic toys.
In Those Pricey Thakur Girls ( ` 350; HarperCollins) Chauhan stirs up some oldworld romance.
I was gutted for Pricey and like everyone else would never have guessed he'd be put down by Tony Thompson at the ECHO arena.
Pricey funerals in grave times DEATH has bucked the downturn with a surge in sales of pricey funerals, Britain's biggest undertaker has revealed.
Anything less than that is an insult -- and insults, apparently, can be pricey.
30 a pack, pricey for an ordinary Cuban but relatively cheap compared to elsewhere in the world.
The desire to entice rich people--commonly called "choice" riders--is a big reason why pricey light-rail lines have broken ground in so many cities, and why more than two dozen cities are angling for federal funds to build more.
THERE'S nothing like this in Albert Square - EastEnders star Nigel Harman has been hunting a pricey new home with blonde girlfriend Sarah Scougal.
But instead of skirting Boardwalk and Park Place, "players must try to avoid landing on pricey properties like Kerry's Georgetown home, worth $4.
Wooster is less pricey than other streets in Soho, including Prince, Spring and Greene, but offers the same heavy customer traffic," noted Aquino.
They're pricey, and there's no label information, but keep your eyes open: they're top quality gems that you'll probably never see again but are definitely worth having, if only for the graphic autobiographical insert.
But the initial installation fee is a pricey [yen]1 74,800.
That may sound pricey, but as fuel prices soar, your grease kit could pay for itself in about a year.