What does prestigious mean?

Definitions for prestigious
prɛˈstɪdʒ əs, -ˈstɪdʒ i əs, -ˈsti dʒəs, -ˈsti dʒi əspres·ti·gious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. esteemed, honored, prestigiousadjective

    having an illustrious reputation; respected

    "our esteemed leader"; "a prestigious author"

  2. prestigiousadjective

    exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige

    "a prestigious professor at a prestigious university"

Wiktionary

  1. prestigiousadjective

    Of high prestige.

    She has a prestigious job with an international organization.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prestigiousadjective

    practicing tricks; juggling

  2. Etymology: [L. praestigiosus.]

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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

Examples of prestigious in a Sentence

  1. Ben Wood:

    I think it is a hugely positive move to see a woman take such an important role in such a prestigious business.

  2. James Kenny:

    Due to the richness of the finds within the grave, we believe that the mystery warrior held one of the most prestigious roles in the country.

  3. Jack Hamilton:

    I think in many ways reality shows allow for a purer form of escapism than more' prestigious' scripted shows, one of the reasons shows like' The Sopranos' and' The Wire' are so acclaimed is that they actually demand quite a lot from their viewers : attention, emotional investment, critical thinking, etc. Most of the time reality shows or docuseries( particularly of the.

  4. 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.

  5. Casey Michel:

    It is just absolutely wild how one of the most notorious oligarchs to emerge from Russia was able to obtain a seat on the actual board of one of the most prestigious universities in the United States of America.

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