- 1. of great value: »
The queen had costly jewels.SYNONYM(S): precious, valuable, sumptuous, rich.2. costing much: »
Figurative. He made a costly mistake and had to do his work over at great expense of time.SYNONYM(S): dear. See syn. under expensive. (Cf. ↑expensive)–cost´li|ness, noun.
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