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
I know deep inside of him — he doesn’t show his emotions outside — but deep inside I’m sure he’s very proud.How did Deni Avdija catch the eye of Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard? It started with his name.|Ava Wallace|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The Red Wings are a well-built, well-run organization that will be an asset to our player development system and we are proud to be a part of Rochester, New York’s rich baseball tradition that dates back to the late 1800’s.Nationals have a new Class AAA affiliate in Rochester Red Wings|Jesse Dougherty|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Fortune legal writer Jeff Roberts here filling in for Jonathan, who is a proud new papa.
With a valuation of $800 million, he’s proud having built his company from the ground up to this point.Menlo Security announces $100M Series E on $800M valuation|Ron Miller|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
Noelle’s dad Leon Robinson and her stepdad Mike Hill also sent loving shout outs, letting the birthday girl know just how proud they are.Cynthia Bailey Celebrates Her Daughter Noelle’s 21st Birthday|Steven Psyllos|November 11, 2020|Essence.com
Let um be who dey will, you git folks in a close place ef you wanter see um shed der proudness.Nights With Uncle Remus|Joel Chandler Harris
It has many fine residences, and an air of proudness and of aristocracy enthralls it.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens
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