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1. proud

adjective. ['ˈpraʊd'] feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride.

Synonyms

  • uppish
  • dignified
  • beaming
  • arrogant
  • self-aggrandizing
  • egotistic
  • haughty
  • swelled
  • crowing
  • purse-proud
  • house-proud
  • prideful
  • overproud
  • self-important
  • snotty
  • braggy
  • chesty
  • conceited
  • supercilious
  • big
  • bigheaded
  • bragging
  • vainglorious
  • proud of
  • sniffy
  • overbearing
  • egotistical
  • stuck-up
  • persnickety
  • swollen-headed
  • self-conceited
  • swollen
  • vain
  • pleased
  • self-respecting
  • disdainful
  • lordly
  • cock-a-hoop
  • shabby-genteel
  • self-respectful
  • snooty
  • imperious
  • swaggering
  • snot-nosed
  • braggart
  • pride
  • too big for one's breeches
  • immodest
  • boastful

Antonyms

  • modest
  • depressing
  • unselfish
  • dejected

Etymology

  • proud (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Proud

  • overcrowd
  • disavowed
  • disallowed
  • mcloud
  • mcleod
  • mccloud
  • macleod
  • enshroud
  • unbowed
  • stroud
  • endowed
  • shroud
  • plowed
  • ploughed
  • odowd
  • o'dowd
  • crowd
  • cloud
  • browed
  • avowed
  • aloud
  • allowed
  • abboud
  • wowed
  • vowed
  • sowed
  • loud
  • how'd
  • houde
  • goude

How do you pronounce proud?

Pronounce proud as praʊd.

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Example sentences of the word proud


1. Adjective
Lower down into a deep squat with a tall, proud chest.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pick out a few accomplishments that you’re most proud of, and focus on those.

Quotes containing the word proud


1. I'm proud of my background, so I hope there will be more roles where Hispanics are being portrayed.
- Mario Lopez

2. I'm happy to be on a winning team. My individual success, that lasts for a short period of time. The success of being a part of the South, of Atlanta, which is now the hot bed of music, that's what's gonna last the longest. The fact that I contributed to planting our flag and moving music to my city, that's what I'm most proud of.
- T.I.

3. Love myself I do. Not everything, but I love the good as well as the bad. I love my crazy lifestyle, and I love my hard discipline. I love my freedom of speech and the way my eyes get dark when I'm tired. I love that I have learned to trust people with my heart, even if it will get broken. I am proud of everything that I am and will become.
- Johnny Weir

2. purse-proud

adjective. proud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction).

Antonyms

  • modest

3. house-proud

adjective. proud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep.

Antonyms

  • modest

Etymology

  • house (English)
  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • proud (English)
  • proud (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. proud

adjective. ['ˈpraʊd'] having or displaying great dignity or nobility.

Synonyms

  • majestic
  • lofty
  • gallant

Antonyms

  • inelegant
  • discomposed
  • undignified
  • dull

Etymology

  • proud (Middle English (1100-1500))
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