verb (used with object), prid·ed, prid·ing.
Origin of pride
SYNONYMS FOR pride
Examples from the Web for prideful
His harshest words of criticism were aimed at those who were prideful.
An early Zionist leader, prideful, pugnacious, Ussishkin headed the Jewish National Fund for nearly 20 years.
Instead, it is prideful ignorance—an eagerness to go off the fiscal cliff to show the world that gravity does not exist.
One of the central reasons entrepreneurial capitalism works well is that humans are a prideful species.
Cab drivers hailed him as a likely fare, to his prideful content.Sixes and Sevens|O. Henry
Evidently he was a prideful little man, and liked to see things done in a seamanlike manner.Kindred of the Dust|Peter B. Kyne
But they were safe, and in a prideful, self-conscious, young-mother way she began to wash the five.Roof and Meadow|Dallas Lore Sharp
"And there ain't another like it in the whole world," went on the prideful Hodges.The Dorrance Domain|Carolyn Wells
"You can revile me as much as you like now, Nan," he said, with prideful humility.The Quickening|Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for prideful (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for prideful (2 of 2)
Derived Formsprideful, adjectivepridefully, adverb
Word Origin for pride
Idioms and Phrases with prideful
In addition to the idioms beginning with pride
- pride and joy
- pride of place
- pride oneself on
- burst with (pride)
- swallow one's pride