Definition of prohibitive:
extravagant, select, preventive, limiting, restricted, sumptuous, expensive, pricey, under control, prohibitory, high-class, finite, specific, exclusive, limited, within limits, costly, preventative, luxurious.
Still, the prices the sleepy clerk mentioned were prohibitive, and after wasting a little time in somewhat pointed argument- of which he had the better- I strode out of the store, struggling with an inclination to assault him.- "The Mistress of Bonaventure", Harold Bindloss.
- "Making a Lawn", Luke Joseph Doogue.
- "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.