Definition of "prestigious" []

  • Having prestige; esteemed. (adjective)
  • Having status or glamour; impressive or influential (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Characterized by or using deceit, cunning, or illusion; fraudulent (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "prestigious" in a sentence
  • "NICOLA Roberts, of Girls Aloud, redefines the term prestigious in the Daily Star."
  • "How did Krugman actually get a graduate degree, let alone win prestigious awards?"
  • ""U of T professor first Canadian woman to win prestigious international science prize", Official University of Toronto press release"