Definition for prestigious

adjective as in famous, influential

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Example Sentences

Sherri Anne Green is an award-winning Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage having earned the prestigious International President’s Circle Award designating her among the top 5% internationally.

The instances of perhaps college football’s most prestigious program resisting temptations to join a conference are far too many to name here.

There is a significant gender gap in prestigious economics journals, according to new analysis of decades of data.

From Quartz

Big tech isn’t the only sector hiring top artificial intelligence talent from the US’s most prestigious PhD programs.

From Quartz

Established in 1942, the Regeneron Science Talent Search, or STS, is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition.

His photography has won more than a hundred awards, including the prestigious Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for Magazine Photography.

Joan used words like hip, classy, elegant, and prestigious to describe the clubs.

She reportedly studied French and Italian at Oxford before attending the prestigious Jacques Lecoq school of theatre in Paris.

In 1998, she was selected to represent Israel in the prestigious Eurovision contest, winning first place.

Beck later went on to receive a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior at Harvard, and teach at a number of prestigious universities.

These are some of the prestigious merits of the bicycle, though many more might be added.

This was the title of the cover page of the prestigious magazine, "The Economist" in its issue of 10/1/98.

He had had nothing out of them—nothing of the prestigious or the desirable things of the earth, craved for by predatory natures.

The "prestigious feat" of causing flowers to appear in winter was a common one.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prestigious, such as: distinguished, esteemed, famed, illustrious, important, and impressive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.