Definition of esteemed in US English:

esteemed

adjective

  • Held in great respect; admired.

    ‘we dined in my esteemed friend's little room’
    ‘I have been fortunate to have the support and encouragement of several esteemed colleagues’
    with submodifier ‘a highly esteemed scholar’

Pronunciation

esteemed

/əˈstimd//əˈstēmd/