proud

[p_ɹ_ˈaʊ_d], [pɹˈa͡ʊd], [pɹˈa‍ʊd]

Definitions of proud:

  1.   Having too great selfesteem; arrogant; haughty; having proper self- respect; as, too proud to beg; having a feeling of glad satisfaction; as, proud of a friend's success; gratifled; spirited; grand. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Having pride; haughty; exalted; grand. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   Having excessive selfesteem: arrogant: haughty: daring: grand: ostentatious. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   Having inordinate self- esteem; lofty of mien; grand of person; possessing an unreasonable opinion of one's own excellence; conceited; arrogant; haughty; diseased or fungous, as proud flesh. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   Having inordinate self- esteem; arrogant; haughty; presumptuous; lofty; of lofty mien; ostentatious; exciting pride; fungous. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   Proudly. – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for proud:

  1. A lot of my success comes from black music. It's something I'm very proud of. – Michael Bolton
  2. People ask me if I ever see my father and I say yes, because he puts in the effort. He calls all the time to tell us he's proud of us. – Jenna Bush
  3. There's something about each of my books that I'm really proud of, and there's something about each of my books that I cringe over. – Margaret Haddix
  4. Immensely grateful, touched, proud astonished, abashed. – Boris Pasternak
  5. I'm always the last person they go to with a sequel, because I'm the most skeptical. You know, I'm very proud of what we've done, and I don't want to screw up our series. – Sigourney Weaver

Usage examples for proud:

  1. They shall be proud to own me yet." ” – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. And I wanted you to be proud of me. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  3. And they're so proud of it! ” – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  4. You made me very proud – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  5. I'm not proud of myself, you know, father. ” – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  6. “ I think how proud her poor father would have been of such a dear child." ” – Little Miss Joy by Emma Marshall
  7. “ I was so proud of them. ” – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  8. This man is one that any woman in the world might be proud to call her husband- proud and glad! ” – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  9. You must be very proud of your mother. ” – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  10. You make us proud of you. ” – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor

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