The definition of prestigious is someone or something that is highly respected or esteemed.(adjective)
An example of something that would be described as prestigious is Harvard University.
See prestigious in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: re-formed from prestig(e) + -oushaving or imparting prestige
Origin: L praestigiosus, full of deceitful tricks < praestigium, delusion: see prestige
See prestigious in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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