- To one's detriment or chagrin:
telling jokes at my expense.
- with the payment, onus, loss, etc. borne by
Other Word Forms of Expense
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Expense
- at (one's) expense
- at the expense of
Origin of Expense
Middle English from Anglo-Norman from Latin (pecūnia) expēnsa (money) paid out feminine past participle of expendere to pay out expend
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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