A man of eminent courage.
An example of eminent is the Space Needle in Seattle.
An example of eminent is an actor's performance in a play that was far better than the performances by the other actors.
An eminent historian.
An eminent peak.
Origin of eminent
- Middle English from Latin ēminēns ēminent- present participle of ēminēre to stand out ē-, ex- ex- -minēre to jut out men-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition