Definition of illustriously in English:



  • See illustrious

    • ‘Few of us grew up in Hampstead, had illustriously interesting parents, or studied at Cambridge University like she did.’
    • ‘Francis Amasa Walker, the son of a noted political economist, followed illustriously in his father's footsteps, also achieving eminence as a leading statistician and educator of his time.’
    • ‘This is a classic case of one of the great tragic families starting off so illustriously and ending so disastrously, bringing the Jewish people to ruin.’
    • ‘Nonetheless, Nazon - who won in Wasquehal last year and, illustriously, on the Champs Elysees in 2003-always seems to bring his top game to the top event in the world.’
    • ‘Christ's holiness never so illustriously shone forth as it did in his last sufferings, and yet he never was to such a degree treated as guilty.’