AskDefine | Define exorbitant

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exorbitant adj : greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usorious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending" [syn: extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious]

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  1. exceeding proper limits; extravagant; excessive or unduly high
    It's a nice car, but they are charging an exorbitant price for it.

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