Definitions of proud

  1. feeling self- respect or pleasure in something by which you measure's your self- worth; or being a reason for pride; " proud parents"; " proud of his accomplishments"; " a proud moment"; " proud to serve his country"; " a proud name"; " proud princes"
  2. Feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense
  3. Possessing or showing too great self- esteem; overrating one's excellences; hence, arrogant; haughty; lordly; presumptuous.
  4. Having a feeling of high self- respect or self- esteem; exulting ( in); elated; -- often with of; as, proud of one's country.
  5. Giving reason or occasion for pride or self- gratulation; worthy of admiration; grand; splendid; magnificent; admirable; ostentatious.
  6. Excited by sexual desire; -- applied particularly to the females of some animals.
  7. 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.
  8. Having excessive selfesteem: arrogant: haughty: daring: grand: ostentatious.
  9. Having pride; haughty; exalted; grand.
  10. Feeling or manifesting pride; arrogant; haughty.
  11. Being a cause of honorable pride.
  12. Having inordinate self- esteem; arrogant; haughty; presumptuous; lofty; of lofty mien; ostentatious; exciting pride; fungous.
  13. 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.