[awr-gyuh-luh s, ‐guh‐]
Archaic. haughty; proud.
Origin of orgulous
1200–50; Middle English orguillous, orguilleus < Old French orgueillos equivalent orgueil pride (earlier orgoil < Germanic *urgōlī; compare Old High German urguol outstanding, Old English orgol pride) + -os -ous
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Word Origin for orgulous
C13: from Old French, from orgueil pride, from Frankish urgōli (unattested)
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