Synonyms of extortionate
1 exorbitantDictionary • the extortionate price of designer clothes
exorbitant • exorbitant housing prices
excessive • banks which cripple their customers with excessive charges
outrageous • Charges for long-distance telephone calls are absolutely outrageous.
unreasonable • unreasonable increases in the price of petrol
inflated • They had to buy everything at inflated prices at the ranch store.
extravagant • He was extravagant in his admiration of Lillie.
preposterous • The whole idea was preposterous.
inordinate • They spent an inordinate amount of time talking.
immoderate • He launched an immoderate tirade on his son.
2 graspingDictionary • people who have entered into extortionate credit transactions
grasping • She is a grasping and manipulative young woman.
hard • His father was a hard man.
severe • This was a dreadful crime and a severe sentence is necessary.
exacting • Our new manager has very exacting standards.
harsh • He said many harsh and unkind things.
rigorous • rigorous military training
oppressive • The new laws will be as oppressive as those they replace.
rapacious • He had a rapacious appetite for bird's nest soup.
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• Our new manager has very exacting standards.
• banks which cripple their customers with excessive charges
over the odds,
over the odds,
exorbitantIf you describe something such as a price or fee as exorbitant, you are emphasizing that it is much greater than it should be.
• exorbitant housing prices
Thesaurus for extortionate from the Collins English Thesaurus