View synonyms for proudly


[ proud-lee ]


  1. with a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction over something regarded as highly honorable or creditable to oneself; with pride:

    She proudly accepted her appointment to the cabinet.

  2. in a stately, majestic, or magnificent manner; impressively:

    Mount Rushmore is situated proudly in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of proudly1

First recorded before 1000; proud ( def ) + -ly ( def )
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Example Sentences

Proponents of language education proudly trumpet the benefits—but for many researchers, it’s an open question.

In just 14 days, she was able to launch a virtual version of some of the Experiences offered through the site—including the online baking class I proudly used as a makeshift babysitter for my kids one desperate afternoon.

From Fortune

In a refreshingly positive twist, for many this meme became a way to showcase how far they had come in learning skills, achieving goals, sharing childhood pictures or even proudly showing off their identity.

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After the Buffalo Bills advanced to the AFC championship game for the first time in 27 years with a victory Saturday over the Baltimore Ravens, their fans, the proudly named “Bills Mafia,” celebrated by extending some kindness to Lamar Jackson.

If you’ve seen Scott, you know he proudly sports an afro and encourages others to embrace their natural look.

So, happy 20th birthday to this proudly silly fashion classic.

A nurse with the insurance company has overruled the opinion of my oncologist—one of their proudly listed “providers.”

“Reality TV has had an evolution,” Valerie says, addressing the camera proudly.

Ani Amir Amreeka fi Sinjar,” said their father proudly, laughing, which translates as, “I am the prince of America in Sinjar.

We are proudly a nation of immigrants, but should be a nation of laws.

He was holding his big head high in the air, like a giraffe, and gazing proudly about him as he ran.

The woman he had felt so proudly would put Tony in his place—nodded consent!

Her features were perfectly regular, and she had a proudly-cut mouth, and such dazzling little teeth!

The newer nations boasted proudly of their immigration tables.

Then she proudly led the way to one of the largest and certainly the most decrepit looking of all the hovels in Dogtown.