Of high value or worth, or seemingly regarded as such. (adjective)
Regarded with love or tenderness. (adjective)
Treated with too much reverence. (adjective)
Contrived to be cute or charming. (adjective)
Someone (or something) who is loved; a darling. (noun)
Used as an intensifier. (adverb)
Examples of word precious
"My precious, _precious_ child," she said, "_He_ is able to save to the
I know what they mean, but this is a rare case where I would use the term "precious" as a term of praise.
Husky and direct rather than what she calls "precious and demure," she's never been shy about invoking her home country one of her top early songs is called "Hockey Skates".
As for the future, Earle and Buckland hope to keep their company growing while staying true to what they call their precious recipe.
We are very far from understanding all the secret resources of nature; but I do not think the spontaneous formation of the crystals, which we call precious stones, one of the most difficult phenomena to comprehend.