When is something overpriced? 36 examples

Very often I hear people complaining that “X is overpriced”. I always listen carefully to try to figure out what they mean, because I’ve learned that the word “overpriced” can mean many things. I find that I learn a lot about people from how they use that word.

Here are 36 things people might mean when they say something is “overpriced”.

“Gas for my car is overpriced”

“College is overpriced”

“Symphony tickets are overpriced”

“Textbooks are overpriced”

“Macintosh computers are overpriced”

“Fresh vegetables are overpriced”

“Homes are overpriced”

“That big TV is overpriced”

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