What does the word illustrious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Greatly distinguished.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Conferring luster.

Usage examples for illustrious

  1. Ye most illustrious band! – Poetical Works of Akenside by Mark Akenside
  2. No, no, illustrious Tartarin, I shall quit you no more. – Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet
  3. But the Sansevero family is illustrious. – The Title Market by Emily Post