Translation of "expensive" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk /ɪkˈspen.sɪv/ us /ɪkˈspen.sɪv/

A1 costing a lot of money

Rolls Royces are very expensive. 劳斯莱斯汽车价格昂贵。
Big houses are expensive to maintain. 大房子维护费用很高。
She has expensive tastes (= she likes things that cost a lot of money). 她喜欢昂贵的东西。
expensively adverb uk /ɪkˈspen.sɪ us /ɪkˈspen.sɪ

Sarah is always expensively dressed (= wearing expensive clothes). 萨拉穿的衣服向来都很昂贵。

(Translation of “expensive” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)