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
synonym study for proud
OTHER WORDS FROM proudproudly, adverbproudness, nounun·proud, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for proud
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.
"He seems to be prouder of his Ford jokes than of his signal work," laughed Roy.Tom Slade at Temple Camp|Percy K. Fitzhugh
He does not guess that we are proud that we are not English—prouder, perhaps, of nothing else.Americanisms and Briticisms|Brander Matthews
Like another and prouder satirist, he too found "something of summer" even "in the hum of insects."The Raven|Edgar Allan Poe
Whether Biscuit or his mother was prouder of the diploma when it came, would have been hard to tell.Sube Cane|Edward Bellamy Partridge
He was easily recognised by his greater bulk and prouder bearing.The Forest Exiles|Mayne Reid
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