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also pric·y  (prī′sē)
adj. pric·i·er, pric·i·est Informal
Expensive: a pricey restaurant.

pric′ey·ness n.
pric′i·ly adv.
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in a pricey manner
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The menu aims high, if pricily, for example with mussel and orange soup (pounds 6.45) or lamb's sweetbreads with wild mushroom croustade (pounds 15.25).
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