Extortionate vs Overpriced - What's the difference?

extortionate | overpriced |


As adjectives the difference between extortionate and overpriced

is that extortionate is of, related to or typifying extortion while overpriced is priced higher than what it is really worth.

As a verb overpriced is

(overprice).

extortionate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of, related to or typifying extortion
  • greatly exceeding what is reasonable or moderate; exorbitant
  • overpriced

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Priced higher than what it is really worth.
  • The overpriced items would not sell.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (overprice)
  • He overpriced the items to ensure they would not sell.