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Definition of Costly

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

The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.
H. L. Mencken

A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
James F. Cooper

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
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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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