Meaning of prestigious

pres•tig•ious

Pronunciation: (pre-stij'us, -stij'ē-us, -stē'jus, -stē'jē-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. indicative of or conferring prestige: the most prestigious address in town.
  2. having a high reputation; honored; esteemed: a prestigious author.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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