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Definitions of precious:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Of great value; costly; highly esteemed; in irony, worthless.

part of speech: adjective

Of great price or value; costly; very dear.

part of speech: adjective

Of great price or worth: costly: highly esteemed: worthless, contemptible ( in irony): ( B.) valuable because of its rarity.

Usage examples for precious:

  • Take care of her, Bruce- she is very precious to me! "Afterwards", Kathlyn Rhodes
  • " They seem very precious she said, with a smile. "In the Carquinez Woods", Bret Harte
  • All alive, my precious "Plays A Protégée of the Mistress; Poverty Is No Crime; Sin and Sorrow Are Common to All; It's a Family Affair--We'll Settle It Ourselves", Alexander Ostrovsky
  • What a precious fool I am! "The Heart of Rome", Francis Marion Crawford
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