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Definitions of proud

  1. having or displaying great dignity or nobility; " a gallant pageant"; " lofty ships"; " majestic cities"; " proud alpine peaks"
  2. 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"
  3. feeling self- respect or pleasure in something by which you measure 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"
  4. Proudly.
  5. Feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense
  6. Possessing or showing too great self- esteem; overrating one's excellences; hence, arrogant; haughty; lordly; presumptuous.
  7. Having a feeling of high self- respect or self- esteem; exulting ( in); elated; -- often with of; as, proud of one's country.
  8. Giving reason or occasion for pride or self- gratulation; worthy of admiration; grand; splendid; magnificent; admirable; ostentatious.
  9. Excited by sexual desire; -- applied particularly to the females of some animals.
  10. 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.
  11. Having excessive selfesteem: arrogant: haughty: daring: grand: ostentatious.
  12. Having pride; haughty; exalted; grand.
  13. Feeling or manifesting pride; arrogant; haughty.
  14. Being a cause of honorable pride.
  15. Having inordinate self- esteem; arrogant; haughty; presumptuous; lofty; of lofty mien; ostentatious; exciting pride; fungous.
  16. 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.
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Quotes of 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. Women are capable of doing so many things these days, physically, emotionally, within relationships and career. There are so many things that women have evolved into and I feel really proud about where women are right now. – Cameron Diaz
  4. 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
  5. I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation I should feel proud to do it, shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you engagements will allow you an hour and remain with best wishes for yourself, family and circuit. – John Hawley
  6. The Martha Stewart trial makes clear how far women have risen in the business world. America can be proud of our equal -opportunity prosecution and conviction. – Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  7. My heritage is English, so I'm proud to be back here. – Nicholas Lea
  8. I guess the majority of people who want to ban certain musicians are the ones who are so proud of everything America stands for. – Stephen Malkmus
  9. I wouldn't say anything I ever did in film would be something I'd use the word proud about. I've done better work in the theater. – John Malkovich
  10. Immensely grateful, touched, proud astonished, abashed. – Boris Pasternak
  11. I dropped out of school in the 11th grade because there was no purpose in it for me. I'm not proud of this, and I'm not trying to promote it. – Lisa Marie Presley
  12. I'm about to become a member of the Chemists Society of America. I'm very proud of that. – Victoria Principal
  13. If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it. – Socrates
  14. 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
  15. Latinos are here to stay. As citizen Raquel, I'm proud to be Latina. – Raquel Welch

Usage examples for proud

  1. " Oh, I'm so proud of you all! – The Unspeakable Perk by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  2. You must be very proud of your mother. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  3. Somehow, he had never felt so proud before in his life. – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  4. Don't be so proud – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. I'm not proud of myself, you know, father. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  6. Only- they've so many things to be proud of. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. Yes, father had been good to her, and loved her and was proud of her in a way. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  8. I think how proud her poor father would have been of such a dear child." – Little Miss Joy by Emma Marshall
  9. You make us proud of you. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  10. My dear children, it is a very sad thing to be proud and poor. – Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends by Fanny Fern
  11. I was proud too, of taking him away from other girls, who were always running after him. – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  12. And I wanted you to be proud of me. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. They shall be proud to own me yet." – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. 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
  15. How proud of it I have been! – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  16. My dear, I am so proud of you. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  17. I loved them, because they were so proud of their mother. – Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends by Fanny Fern
  18. And they're so proud of it! – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  19. You made me very proud – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. I was so proud of them. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey

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