Origin of prestige
Related formspres·tige·ful, adjective
Examples from the Web for prestige
The Cup is a prestige project on which he has staked his reputation.
Malaysian bought five superjumbo Airbus A380s as much as a matter of prestige as of business logic.
And I truly believed that you would use your high office and prestige to move America toward racial reconciliation.An Open Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder: It’s Not About Race|Ron Christie|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In short, jazz now possesses a prestige unprecedented in its long history.Jazz (The Music of Coffee and Donuts) Has Respect, But It Needs Love|Ted Gioia|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So was Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight, Inception, and The Dark Knight Rises.How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon|Andrew Romano|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What do you understand by "prestige" in interpreting control through leadership?Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
All the college games were won handily, and the nine returned to New Haven with a prestige for clever all-around play.Frank Armstrong at College|Matthew M. Colton
Such prodigality, truly tremendous in that region, helped him not a little in maintaining his prestige.Maximina|Armando Palacio Valds
She was the greatest lady in Rome, accoutred with wealth and prestige and incomparable beauty.Roads from Rome|Anne C. E. Allinson
Neither the Church nor the Empire gained steady footing in Italy, while the prestige of both was ruined.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
British Dictionary definitions for prestige
- the power to influence or impress; glamour
- (modifier)a prestige car