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Definition of Costly


  1. Of great cost; expensive; dear.
  2. Gorgeous; sumptuous.

Costly Quotations

Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
William Penn

Everybody makes mistakes, but when goalkeepers make them, it is costly. That's the nature of being a goalkeeper.
Gary Speed

You should hurry up and acquire the cigar habit. It's one of the major happinesses. And so much more lasting than love, so much less costly in emotional wear and tear.
Aldous Huxley

Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled.
John Wanamaker

As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America.
Joe Baca
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Costly Translations

costly in Afrikaans is waardevol, duur
costly in Dutch is kostbaar, waardevol
costly in German is kostspielig, kostspielig, aufwendig
costly in Italian is caro, costoso
costly in Norwegian is dyr
costly in Portuguese is caro
costly in Spanish is costoso
costly in Swedish is kostsam, kostbar, dyrbar

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