OTHER WORDS FOR proud
Idioms about 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
synonym study for proud
OTHER WORDS FROM proudproudly, adverbproudness, nounun·proud, adjective
How to use proud in a sentence
More Nigerians are prouder of Wole Soyinka than have read his large body of work—plays, essays, poems, fiction.Nigeria’s Larger-Than-Life Nobel Laureate Chronicles a Fascinating Life|Chimamanda Adichie|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Never have I been prouder to be a member of any community, academic or otherwise.
“Nothing would make us prouder than to have more Tonys than any other show on Broadway,” the producers mockingly said.The Tony Awards Are About a Lot More Than Theatrical Excellence|Janice Kaplan|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That's why I'm speaking at the Log Cabin convention and couldn't be prouder to be doing so.
Those with eyes to see that John McCain will understand me when I write, I am prouder of him today than I have ever been.
A few days later she was prouder still when they scampered this way and that, pecking at little bugs and ants.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
In the sixteenth century Englishmen became prouder than ever of belonging to the English "nation."Stories That Words Tell Us|Elizabeth O'Neill
Him an' Uncle Ike won't hitch worth a cent an' he'll be huntin' prouder folks.The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright
I'll be a prouder and a happier girl when they do know, all of them, than I've ever been in my whole life.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
And studying them I was prouder than ever of the land that bore them and sundry millions of others like unto them.The Glory of The Coming|Irvin S. Cobb
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
Other Idioms and Phrases with proud
In addition to the idiom beginning with proud
- proud as a peacock
- do someone proud