What does prestigious mean?

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"

Wiktionary

  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.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prestigious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prestigious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Olivier Veran:

    We have had chief editors of prestigious magazines tell us that more and more often, they are obliged to use Photoshop, not to make the models look slimmer.

  2. Shaun Corbett:

    Back in the day, a barber was a prestigious position in the community. That's where you came to get the information. That's where you came to get counsel. That was the cornerstone of the community, and I think we got away from that.

  3. Bernie Leighton:

    You got the feeling that -- in North Korean society -- aviation ranks among the most prestigious career paths, it allows them the extremely rare experience to explore their own country and to experience a bit of the world outside their borders.

  4. Majid Kehtari:

    Nemati must make a decision on his future soon. Definitely, she can not participate in the World Archery Para Championships which will be held in Germany between August 23 to 30, she had to train at least two months under para-archery coach to participate in the prestigious event in Germany.

  5. Alex Soosay:

    Australia has successfully hosted many prestigious events in the past but the recent developments cannot be taken lightly, i would like to assure the teams, fans and the media that ALOC will do whatever necessary to provide the best security cover around the competition and everyone will enjoy the best-ever AFC Asian Cup.

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