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
This was also his proudest hour, since he had accomplished his purpose.Beacon Lights of History, Volume X|John Lord
The proudest philosopher, speculating on the origin of the universe, is convicted of ignorance.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Your whispers in my favour might have been a source of danger, but now your openly expressed acclamations are my proudest boast.The Letters of Cassiodorus|Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
That was the proudest day of Montague's life, and one of the proudest days in the history of the English Parliament.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Ladies sunk upon their knees around the bed where the proudest monarch of France was painfully gasping in the agonies of death.
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