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[proud-fuh l]
adjective Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. proud; full of pride.
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Origin of proudful

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at proud, -ful
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Examples from the Web for proudful

Historical Examples

  • 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!