adjective, proud·er, proud·est.
SYNONYMS FOR proud
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Idioms for proud
- to be a source of pride or credit to a person: His conduct in such a difficult situation did him proud.
- to treat someone or oneself generously or lavishly: You really did us proud with this supper.
Origin of proud
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OTHER WORDS FROM proudproudly, adverbproudness, nounun·proud, adjective
Words nearby proud
Example sentences from the Web for proud
I’m proud to teach at a school where we’ve taken the concerns and views of our parents seriously and better yet, taken action.Our Public Schools Have a Customer Service Problem|Thomas Courtney|September 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
I was fully convinced that we were all doomed to be outsiders for our entire lives, and secretly, I was kind of proud of that.‘The Dream Architects’: Inside the making of gaming’s biggest franchises|Rachel King|September 1, 2020|Fortune
For performance management, we decided to combine it with our goals and ask employees to tell us what three to five things they are most proud of, and what they need more or less of from their manager.5 of the best tips for navigating the pandemic at work from chief HR officers|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|August 31, 2020|Fortune
What stuck out to me, too, was how proud it seemed like the former players were of the current players for taking this stand.
He was proud of what he believed in, he stood up for it, and he fought for it.Full Transcript: Sean Spicer on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 26, 2020|Ozy
I had wanted to give him something, something to make him proud.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But that makes the Ismael brothers no less proud of the resistance that they and other fellow fighters have put up.
She added: “NBC News is proud to have David in the important anchor chair of ‘Meet the Press.’ ”David Gregory's 'Meet the Press' Eviction Exposed in Washingtonian Takedown|Lloyd Grove|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We proud skeptics would rather trust the demonstrable facts than the alleged truth.
Hitchcock is very proud of his kitchen; he's comfortable here.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I, therefore, deliver it as a maxim, that whoever desires the character of a proud man ought to conceal his vanity.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
You never cared—you were too proud to care; and when I spoke to you about my fault, you did n't even know what I meant.Confidence|Henry James
To be so humbled in the knowledge of any living being, was the vultures of Prometheus to the proud heart of Ripperda.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
"I'm not proud," replied Davy, provoked at being mixed up with Gobobbles in this way.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
British Dictionary definitions for proud
- to entertain someone on a grand scalethey did us proud at the hotel
- to honour or distinguish a personhis honesty did him proud
Derived forms of proudproudly, adverbproudness, noun
Word Origin for proud
Idioms and Phrases with proud
In addition to the idiom beginning with proud
- proud as a peacock
- do someone proud