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English definition


  • 1. 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"
  • 2. having or displaying great dignity or nobility;

    • "a gallant pageant"
    • "lofty ships"
    • "majestic cities"
    • "proud alpine peaks"

Example sentences

  • She is as proud as a peacock.

  • We are proud of our motherland.

  • We are justly proud of our new achievement.

  • We feel proud of our great country.

  • He received his prize with a proud step.

  • We are proud for you to win the championship.

  • Joan was rich, beautiful and proud.

  • He was proud of having such a good friend.

  • She had been too proud to ask for help.

  • We are proud of our achievements.

  • My father was too proud to risk a rebuff, so he simply did not ask her.

  • He is too proud to take notice of others.

  • She is proud of her horsemanship.

  • She was too proud to show her grief in public.

  • as proud as a peacock

  • He is now the proud possessor of a driving licence.

  • The company is proud to be in the vanguard of scientific progress.

  • They are proud that she is doing well at school.

  • That's a beautiful piece of work. You should be proud of it.

  • He was justifiably proud of his achievements.

  • She is proud that both her children have a talent for music.

  • His father was quite naturally very proud of him.

  • He is inordinately proud of his wife's achievements.

  • Australians are justly proud of their native wildlife.

  • This country was once proud of its education system. Now it seems to be in ruins.

  • The hotel has indeed done them proud.

  • Ms Nova is the proud possessor of a truly incredible voice.

  • The interior is planned with a precision the military would be proud of.

Phrase collocation

  • do someone proud

    (informal)act in a way that gives someone cause to feel pleased or satisfied

    • they did themselves proud in a game which sent the fans home happy.

Synonym discrimination

  • haughty, proud, arrogant, vain


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