verb (used with object), prid·ed, prid·ing.
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Idioms for pride
Origin of pride
synonym study for pride
OTHER WORDS FROM pridepride·ful, adjectivepride·less, adjectivepride·less·ly, adverb
Definition for pride (2 of 3)
Origin of Pride1
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Definition for pride (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for pride
Pride weekend is held in June in Fair Park and includes a music festival, a family pride zone and the Texas Freedom Parade.
The day that I walked into a bookstore when my first book was published and saw my book, there was … I took more pride in that and still do than I do in pretty much anything I’ve ever done on TV or radio.
Not only have they been putting their lives on the line to provide crucial services for our country, they’ve done so with pride.ESSENCE Essential Heroes Awards: Join Us As We Honor Extraordinary Service In 2020|Rachaell Davis|November 6, 2020|Essence.com
Team members feel pride and ownership in their work and are able to see the results making a difference.
I hope that, somewhere, David and Rosa Thomas, Calvin and Millie Johnson and the former residents of Ocoee might be smiling with pride.
SAN FRANCISCO — This town has long prided itself as “The City That Knows How.”
New York Fashion Week attracted crowds who prided themselves on their knowledge of the latest and greatest in high fashion.A Home Depot Marriage Proposal, Joking Bad & More Viral Videos||September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I prided myself on having a mouth like a sailor, imagined myself unshockable.
Television audiences have long prided themselves on predicting what will happen on their favorite shows.Why ‘Homeland,’ ‘Spartacus,’ and ‘Louie’ Explode TV Viewers’ Expectations|Ryan McGee|November 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nora prided herself in knowing how to do things, where to get them, what was good and in what way it was good.Remembering Nora Ephron as Our Dorothy Parker, but More|Stephen Schiff|June 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If he had ever prided himself upon his tact, he was aware that to-day it would be a most miserable failure.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
He prided himself on his knowledge of the railway staff, down to the humblest member.
He had told Ruby he would neither give his clothes nor money to the farce, and he prided himself on never going back on his word.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
For portly 130 D prided himself, and perhaps with some justice, on his intimate knowledge of the ways of women.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
He rather prided himself on the way he played his part, and wore the tri-color cockade with an air of conviction.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner
British Dictionary definitions for pride (1 of 2)
Derived forms of prideprideful, adjectivepridefully, adverb
Word Origin for pride
British Dictionary definitions for pride (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with pride
In addition to the idioms beginning with pride
- pride and joy
- pride of place
- pride oneself on
- burst with (pride)
- swallow one's pride