Definitions for prestigiousprɛˈstɪdʒ əs, -ˈstɪdʒ i əs, -ˈsti dʒəs, -ˈsti dʒi əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. esteemed, honored, prestigious(adj)

    having an illustrious reputation; respected

    "our esteemed leader"; "a prestigious author"

  2. prestigious(adj)

    exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige

    "a prestigious professor at a prestigious university"


  1. prestigious(Adjective)

    Of high prestige.

    She has a prestigious job with an international organization.

  2. Origin: Attested since the 1540s; from praestigious, praestigiae, possibly an alteration of praestringere, from prae- with stringere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prestigious(adj)

    practicing tricks; juggling

  2. Origin: [L. praestigiosus.]

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