Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Expensive; costly; very dear.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • In English country houses the dearth of bathing appliances must be even more dearthful.

    Europe Revised

  • Then a piano across the street sounded the dearthful harmonies of Chopin's

    The Gentleman from Indiana

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.