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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proud(adj)

    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. gallant, lofty, majestic, proud(adj)

    having or displaying great dignity or nobility

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

Wiktionary

  1. proud(Adjective)

    Gratified; feeling honoured (by something); feeling satisfied or happy about a fact or event.

    I am proud of Sivu's schoolwork.

  2. proud(Adjective)

    Possessed of a due sense of what one is worth or deserves.

    I was too proud to apologise.

  3. proud(Adjective)

    Having too high an opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious.

  4. proud(Adjective)

    Generating a sense of pride; being a cause for pride.

    It was a proud day when we finally won the championship.

  5. proud(Adjective)

    Brave, valiant; gallant.

  6. proud(Adjective)

    Standing out or raised; swollen.

    After it had healed, the scar tissue stood proud of his flesh.

  7. proud(Adjective)

    Excited by sexual desire; (of female animals) in heat.

  8. proud(Adjective)

    Happy, usually used with a sense of honor, as in "I'm so proud to have you in our town." But occasionally just plain happy as in "I'm proud to see gas prices down." This is a widespread colloquial usage in the southern United States.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proud

    feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense

    Etymology: [OE. proud, prout, prud, prut, AS. prt; akin to Icel. prr stately, handsome, Dan. prud handsome. Cf. Pride.]

  2. Proud

    possessing or showing too great self-esteem; overrating one's excellences; hence, arrogant; haughty; lordly; presumptuous

    Etymology: [OE. proud, prout, prud, prut, AS. prt; akin to Icel. prr stately, handsome, Dan. prud handsome. Cf. Pride.]

  3. Proud

    having a feeling of high self-respect or self-esteem; exulting (in); elated; -- often with of; as, proud of one's country

    Etymology: [OE. proud, prout, prud, prut, AS. prt; akin to Icel. prr stately, handsome, Dan. prud handsome. Cf. Pride.]

  4. Proud

    giving reason or occasion for pride or self-gratulation; worthy of admiration; grand; splendid; magnificent; admirable; ostentatious

    Etymology: [OE. proud, prout, prud, prut, AS. prt; akin to Icel. prr stately, handsome, Dan. prud handsome. Cf. Pride.]

  5. Proud

    excited by sexual desire; -- applied particularly to the females of some animals

    Etymology: [OE. proud, prout, prud, prut, AS. prt; akin to Icel. prr stately, handsome, Dan. prud handsome. Cf. Pride.]

Freebase

  1. Proud

    Proud is the debut solo album by Heather Small, lead singer of M People. The title track was released as the first single and became a hit worldwide.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Proud

    prowd (comp. Proud′er; superl. Proud′est), adj. having excessive self-esteem: arrogant: haughty: having a proper sense of what is becoming: daring: grand: ostentatious: giving reason for pride or boasting.—n. Proud′-flesh, a growth or excrescence of flesh in a wound.—adjs. Proud′-heart′ed (Shak.), having a proud spirit; Proud′ish, somewhat proud.—adv. Proud′ly.—adj. Proud′-mind′ed (Shak.), proud in mind.—n. Proud′ness, the state or quality of being proud: pride.—adjs. Proud′-pied (Shak.), gorgeously variegated; Proud′-stom′ached, of haughty spirit, arrogant. [A.S. prut, proud, prýte, pride.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Proud' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3207

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Proud' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2885

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Proud' in Adjectives Frequency: #420

How to pronounce Proud?

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How to say Proud in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Proud in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Proud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Proud in a Sentence

  1. Donnie Brown:

    CLIA is proud of its lines’ strong commitment to public health and their record of excellence with VSP ship inspections. Our cruise line's ships are graded in dozens of areas including hygiene and sanitation of food, galley cleanliness, water, shipboard personnel and the ship overall, these scores are a testament to cruise line efforts to provide passengers with the highest level of service.

  2. Steve Baker:

    We would like to be able to vote for a deal and actually I'm highly confident if Boris brings back a deal it will be a deal which he expects we'll want to support, if I'm voting for this agreement it needs to be hand on heart this is Brexit, that I'm proud to vote for it. If it's Brexit in name only, I will vote against it.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Do not be proud just because you have brute force, because an animal has brute force too! Either you be proud with your intellect and with your thoughts or be silent and sit down!

  4. Kimberly Johnson:

    I was proud to be African-American because I looked at them and thought what a wonderful thing they had done to open the path for me as a children's author, i know I would not be where I am today if folks before me had not forged the way, so I was very honored to be in there presence.

  5. Adama Ouedraogo:

    The Burkinabe people are proud to be able to give their contribution to the government, i think the Burkinabe people are prepared to contribute to develop their country.

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