Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his work was published in small and costly editions’
expensive, dear, high-cost, high-priced, highly priced, big-budget, overpriced, exorbitant, extortionate, immoderate, extravagant
lavish, rich, deluxe, choice, fine, exquisite
valuable, priceless, worth its weight in gold, worth a king's ransom
British upmarket, over the odds
informal steep, pricey
2‘in those weather conditions any mistakes could be costly’
catastrophic, ruinous, disastrous, calamitous, cataclysmic, devastating, crippling, crushing, fatal, lethal, damaging, harmful, injurious, deleterious, woeful, grievous, lamentable, dire, awful, terrible, unfortunate
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