I am obviously borrowing fine-art terminology for the prestige and “serieux” it lends to perfume.
He is among those who think that expanding the Best Picture category diminishes the prestige of the nomination.
From Sally Draper to Arya Stark, teenage girls provide a focal point within the prestige television narrative.
For all its waning power and prestige, the world continues to look to the United States for solutions and for hope.
“We are paying through the nose for prestige,” Goldrick-Rab said.
This is supposed to rob the mediaeval universities of any prestige that may come to them for this marvellous progress.
Chiefly, though, he helped me in the increase of prestige which he gave me with the natives.
If he ordered it, he would have to force it through, or the prestige he had won would be lost.
He was, so to speak, the custodian of the honour and prestige of the family.
They have their wealth and their prestige and their privileges, and they stand at bay.
1650s, "trick," from French prestige (16c.) "deceit, imposture, illusion" (in Modern French, "illusion, magic, glamour"), from Latin praestigium "delusion, illusion" (see prestigious). Derogatory until 19c.; sense of "dazzling influence" first applied 1815, to Napoleon.