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  • adj. Priced higher than what it is really worth.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overprice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. too costly for the value


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  • Why you have omitted the term overpriced,its the truth.

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  • You could argue that videogames are overpriced, and I would agree that they are indeed too expensive, but they all follow a trend. $60 for a game is the norm, and if someone were to sell their game for $70 I'd say, "hey, that's overpriced." $250 for the GO is outiside of the normal range of current pricing, and therefore the term overpriced can be applied more comfortably.


  • The USPS has problems (many having to do with politicians), but being overpriced is not one of them.

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  • Your assertion that our wines are "vastly overpriced" is particularly dubious and in fact has been debunked numerous times, especially on this blog.

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  • People get completely absorbed in overpriced stones, sharpening sets and technique - practice with a cheap knife will help as much or more until you find what works best for your applications.

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  • What's more, higher tax rates would have very likely reduced the portion of this guy's income that goes toward paying his mortgage in overpriced California by lowering prices.

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  • We are all elderly, retired, wealthy folk living in overpriced crumbling houses.

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  • The Diliberto 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon ($25), while maybe overpriced, is another enjoyable, food-friendly wine.

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  • Can't Post | overpriced is when a group of people band together in a certain area of another country with lower economic factors and are convinced by certain individuals that there costs will be the same as where they came from. these people then proceed to make this a reality-without investigating other options-because thats what they're used to and i guess a large percentage have the disposable income to spend their money foolishly.

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  • Many private employers can’t afford to pay teenagers the wage mandated by the city, so instead of investing in overpriced labor they invest in automation or shift to more self-service.

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