English adjective: proud
|1.||proud feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride|
Proud of his accomplishments.
A proud moment.
Proud to serve his country.
A proud name.
|Similar||arrogant, beaming, big, big, bigheaded, boastful, braggart, bragging, braggy, chesty, cock-a-hoop, conceited, crowing, dignified, disdainful, egotistic, egotistical, haughty, house-proud, imperious, lordly, overbearing, overproud, persnickety, pleased, prideful, proud of, purse-proud, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing, self-conceited, self-important, self-respectful, self-respecting, shabby-genteel, sniffy, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, supercilious, swaggering, swelled, swollen, swollen-headed, too big for one's breeches, uppish, vain, vainglorious|
|2.||proud having or displaying great dignity or nobility|
|Samples||A gallant pageant.|
Proud alpine peaks.
|Synonyms||gallant, lofty, majestic|