Reputation vs Prestigious - What's the difference?

reputation | prestigious |

As a noun reputation

is reputation.

As an adjective prestigious is

of high prestige.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(en noun)
  • What somebody is known for.
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  • , year=1529 , author=John Frith , by= , title=A pistle to the Christen reader. The Revelation of Antichrist: Antithesis, citation , chapter= , isbn= , publisher=Luft [i.e. Hoochstraten] , location= , editor= , volume_plain= , page=117 , passage=And Balaam (or as the trueth of the hebrewe hath Bileam) doth signifie the people of no reputation / or the vayne people or they that are not counted for people. }}

    Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to "reputation": good, great, excellent, bad, stellar, tarnished, evil, damaged, dubious, spotless, terrible, ruined, horrible, lost, literary, corporate, global, personal, academic, scientific, posthumous, moral, artistic.


    * name

    Derived terms

    * reputational



    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)


    (en adjective)
  • Of high prestige.
  • She has a prestigious job with an international organization.

    Usage notes

    * Objects: award, prize, job, address, school, university, college, club, journal, firm, institution, office, etc.