Illustrious - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈlʌstrɪəs|  American pronunciation of the word illustrious
Brit.  |ɪˈlʌstrɪəs|  British pronunciation of the word illustrious


- widely known and esteemed (syn: celebrated, famed, famous, far-famed, notable, noted, renowned)
an illustrious judge
- having or conferring glory
an illustrious achievement

Extra examples

He has had an illustrious military career. illustrious physicist who is a sure bet for a Nobel Prize...

She has had an illustrious career.

Wagner was just one of many illustrious visitors to the town. the nexus for three great religions, Jerusalem has had a troubled as well as illustrious history...

...during the festival this ancient Italian city is bestrewn with banderoles celebrating its illustrious medieval heritage...

Milton, Spenser, and a long etcetera of illustrious names.

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