precious adjective (VALUABLE)
a precious gift
You're so precious to me.
- The museum is full of rare and precious treasures.
- a collection of precious objects
- precious stones
- Hurry up now, you're wasting precious time!
- This letter is really precious to me because it's the last one that Pete ever wrote.
precious adjective (NOT NATURAL)
He's so precious about his work that he never gets anything done.
precious adjective (SHOWING DISLIKE)
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noun [ U ] uk /ˈpreʃ.əs.nəs/ us /ˈpreʃ.əs.nəs/