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Definition of "prestigious" [pres•tig•i•ous]

  • Having prestige; esteemed. (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.

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"