Definition of prestiginous in English:

prestiginous

adjective

rare
  • Viewed in terms of prestige; prestigious.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), playwright and polemicist. Irregularly from prestige + -ous, after vertiginous, magnitudinous, multitudinous, etc.

Pronunciation

prestiginous

/prɛˈstɪdʒ(ə)nəs//prɛˈstɪdʒɪnəs/