Synonyms of precious in English:

precious


See definition of precious

adjective

1‘precious works of art’

SYNONYMS

valuable, costly, expensive, high-priced, dear

invaluable, priceless, beyond price, of incalculable value, of incalculable worth

rare, choice, fine, exquisite, irreplaceable, inestimable

2‘the photograph album was her most precious possession’

SYNONYMS

valued, cherished, treasured, prized, favourite, dear, dearest, beloved, darling, adored, loved, special, esteemed, worth its weight in gold, revered, venerated, hallowed

ANTONYMS

worthless, cheap

3‘his exaggerated, precious manners’

SYNONYMS

affected, over-refined, artificial, studied, pretentious, chichi, flowery, mannered, contrived, effete

informal twee, la-di-da, fancy-pants

British informal poncey

rare alembicated