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.]

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. Republican Representative Paul Gosar:

    To continue honoring Bill Cosby with this prestigious accolade would be an affront to women nationwide, particularly those who were victims of his horrific acts.

  3. Boston University Annas:

    I'm sure the doctors are swayed by their prestigious patient, but I think the public knows that, too, we take the results with a grain of salt, but it's better than nothing.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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