[ proud-fuh l ]
/ ˈpraʊdˌfəl /

adjective Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.

proud; full of pride.

Origin of proudful

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at proud, -ful Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for proudful

  • I wisht yo' daddy c'd of heahd yo' then—He was some man, Sam Mo'gan was, an' he'd sho' be proudful of his boy!

    Connie Morgan in Alaska|James B. Hendryx
  • But when she got her breath she yelled out: Ah, now shall all tumble together, my proudful house and I under it!