prestigious


pres·ti·gious

adjective \pre-ˈsti-jəs, -ˈstē- also prə-\

Definition of PRESTIGIOUS

1
archaic :  of, relating to, or marked by illusion, conjuring, or trickery
2
:  having prestige :  honored
pres·ti·gious·ly adverb
pres·ti·gious·ness noun

Examples of PRESTIGIOUS

  1. <a nutritional study that has been published by a prestigious medical journal>
  2. <the most prestigious social club in town>

Origin of PRESTIGIOUS

Latin praestigiosus, from praestigiae
First Known Use: 1546

Rhymes with PRESTIGIOUS

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