[ pre-stij-uhs, -stij-ee-uhs, -stee-juhs, -stee-jee-uhs ]
/ prɛˈstɪdʒ əs, -ˈstɪdʒ i əs, -ˈsti dʒəs, -ˈsti dʒi əs /
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indicative of or conferring prestige: the most prestigious address in town.
having a high reputation; honored; esteemed: a prestigious author.
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Origin of prestigious
OTHER WORDS FROM prestigiouspres·tig·ious·ly, adverbpres·tig·ious·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH prestigiousprodigious, prestigious
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British Dictionary definitions for prestigious
/ (prɛˈstɪdʒəs) /
having status or glamour; impressive or influential
rare characterized by or using deceit, cunning, or illusion; fraudulent
Derived forms of prestigiousprestigiously, adverbprestigiousness, noun
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