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
A tangential answer to your question would be, what am I proudest of?
Beckham singled out captaining England as one of his "proudest achievements."
So far, Caitria is proudest of the time she visited the small town of Forney, Texas, ravaged by an EF3 tornado last April.
He did seek the political equivalent, developing Romnesia about what had been his proudest achievement.The Symbol Mitt Romney Demanded on His Official Gubernatorial Portrait|Michael Daly|October 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Proudest accomplishment: When Sarah Silverman told me I had great hair.Meet the Secret Powerbrokers of D.C.: Five Top Women in Communications|Abigail Pesta|January 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The proudest man in Christendom has found no friend in his extremest necessity, but you his bitterest enemy!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Her mind is guiding the surging billows of the Revolution, and influencing the decisions of the proudest thrones of Europe.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Yet the proudest of nations could not bear to part even with the name and the shadow of a supremacy which was no more.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
It has waved on consecrated banners, and been quartered on the arms of earths proudest monarchs.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
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