Definition Of prestigious


inspiring respect and admiration; having high status.

a prestigious academic post

Example Of prestigious

  • a prestigious academic post

  • A pair of teachers have won their way through to the national finals of a prestigious awards ceremony.

  • Although his short, unruly brown hair shook as he stood cautiously from his seated position, his deep brown suit that he wore prestigiously took all the eyes away from it.

  • An unremarkable series, but executive producer Lee Rich went on to employ his two lead actors more prestigiously in later years, casting Hagman in his supersoap Dallas and Mills in its spin-off Knots Landing.

  • Boston is home to one of the most prestigious regattas that North America has to offer.

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