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

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pres•tig•iousprɛˈstɪdʒ əs, -ˈstɪdʒ i əs, -ˈsti dʒəs, -ˈsti dʒi əs(adj.)

  1. indicative of or conferring prestige:

    a prestigious address.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. having a high reputation:

    a prestigious university.

pres•tig′ious•ly(adv.)

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. prestigious(adjective)ɛˈstɪdʒ əs, -ˈstɪdʒ i əs, -ˈsti dʒəs, -ˈsti dʒi əs

    having prestige

    a prestigious institution

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

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