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prestigious

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adjective pres·ti·gious \pre-ˈsti-jəs, -ˈstē- also prə-\

Definition of prestigious

  1. 1 archaic :  of, relating to, or marked by illusion, conjuring, or trickery

  2. 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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