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
of, related to or typifying extortion
greatly exceeding what is reasonable or moderate; exorbitant
Priced higher than what it is really worth.
- The overpriced items would not sell.
- He overpriced the items to ensure they would not sell.