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proud

 (proud)
adj. proud·er, proud·est
1. Feeling pleasurable satisfaction over an act, possession, quality, or relationship by which one measures one's stature or self-worth: proud of one's child; proud to serve one's country.
2. Occasioning or being a reason for pride: a proud moment when she received her diploma.
3. Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect: too proud to beg.
4. Filled with or showing excessive self-esteem: a proud and haughty aristocrat.
5. Of great dignity; honored: a proud name.
6. Majestic; magnificent: proud alpine peaks.
7. Spirited. Used of an animal: proud steeds.

[Middle English, from Old English prūd, from Old French prou, prud, brave, virtuous, oblique case of prouz, from Vulgar Latin *prōdis, from Late Latin prōde, advantageous, from Latin prōdesse, to be good : prōd-, for (variant of prō-, with d on the model of red-, prevocalic variant of re-, back, again; see pro-1) + esse, to be; see es- in Indo-European roots.]

proud′ly adv.
proud′ness n.

proud

(praʊd)
adj
1. (foll by: of, an infinitive, or a clause) pleased or satisfied, as with oneself, one's possessions, achievements, etc, or with another person, his or her achievements, qualities, etc
2. feeling honoured or gratified by or as if by some distinction
3. having an inordinately high opinion of oneself; arrogant or haughty
4. characterized by or proceeding from a sense of pride: a proud moment.
5. having a proper sense of self-respect
6. stately or distinguished
7. bold or fearless
8. (of a surface, edge, etc) projecting or protruding from the surrounding area
9. (Zoology) (of animals) restive or excited, esp sexually; on heat
adv
do someone proud
a. to entertain someone on a grand scale: they did us proud at the hotel.
b. to honour or distinguish a person: his honesty did him proud.
[Late Old English prūd, from Old French prud, prod brave, from Late Latin prōde useful, from Latin prōdesse to be of value, from prōd-, variant of prō- for + esse to be]
ˈproudly adv
ˈproudness n

proud

(praʊd)

adj. -er, -est,
adv. adj.
1. feeling pleasure or satisfaction over something regarded as honorable or creditable to oneself.
2. having or showing self-respect or self-esteem.
3. giving a sense of pride; highly gratifying: a proud moment.
4. highly honorable or creditable: a proud achievement.
5. having or showing an inordinate opinion of one's own dignity, superiority, etc.; arrogant; haughty.
6. stately, majestic, or magnificent: proud cities.
7. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. pleased; happy: I'm proud to meet you.
8. full of vigor and spirit: a proud stallion.
9. Obs. brave.
adv.
10. do one proud,
a. to be a source of pride or credit to a person.
b. to treat someone or oneself generously or lavishly.
Idiom.
[before 1000; Middle English; late Old English prūd, prūt arrogant (c. Old Norse prūthr stately, fine), appar. < Vulgar Latin; compare Old French prud, prod gallant, Late Latin prōde useful, Latin prōdesse to be of worth]
proud′ly, adv.
proud′ness, n.

proud

You can also say that someone is proud of something they have or something they have done. This means that they think it is good and are glad about it.

He was proud of his son-in-law.
We were all tired but proud of our efforts.

If someone is proud to do something, they feel pleased about doing it.

She's proud to work with you.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.proud - 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"
immodest - having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting"
humble - marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski
2.proud - having or displaying great dignity or nobilityproud - having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"

proud

adjective
2. glorious, rewarding, memorable, pleasing, satisfying, illustrious, gratifying, exalted, red-letter My daughter's graduation was a proud moment for me.
3. distinguished, great, grand, imposing, magnificent, noble, august, splendid, eminent, majestic, stately, illustrious The American Indians were a proud and noble people.
distinguished base, humble, lowly, unassuming, undignified, ignominious, ignoble
4. conceited, vain, arrogant, stuck-up (informal), lordly, imperious, narcissistic, overbearing, snooty (informal), haughty, snobbish, egotistical, self-satisfied, disdainful, self-important, presumptuous, boastful, supercilious, high and mighty (informal), toffee-nosed (slang, chiefly Brit.), too big for your boots or breeches She has a reputation for being proud and arrogant.
conceited modest, humble, ashamed, meek, abject, submissive, unobtrusive, deferential

proud

adjective
1. Properly valuing oneself, one's honor, or one's dignity:
2. Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance:
3. Marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor:
Translations
باعِثٌ على الفَخْرفَخورفَخُورمُتَغَطْرِس، مُتَكَبِّرمَغْرور، مُتَشامِخ
hrdýpyšnýslavnýdomýšlivýnádherný
stolt
fiera
ylpeäkunniakasuljas
ponosan
büszke
hrokafullurstoltstolturtilkomumikill
誇りに思う
자랑스러워 하는
besididžiuojantisgerai pavaišintisvetingai priimti
grandiozsiedomīgslepnslielisksuzpūtīgs
pyšný
ponosen
stolt
ภูมิใจ
tự hào

proud

[praʊd] ADJ (prouder (compar) (proudest (superl)))
1. (= satisfied) [person] → orgulloso; [expression, smile] → de orgullo
he is the proud father of a baby girles el orgulloso padre de una nena
to be proud thatestar or sentirse orgulloso de (que)
I'm proud that I did it on my ownestoy or me siento orgulloso de haberlo hecho solo
to be proud to do sth: I'm proud to call her my friendme enorgullece que sea mi amiga
we are proud to presenttenemos el honor de presentarles ...
it was his proud boast that he had never had a proper jobera un motivo de muchísimo orgullo para él el no haber tenido nunca un trabajo serio, presumía orgulloso de no haber tenido nunca un trabajo serio
it makes you proud to be a parent, doesn't it?te hace sentirte orgulloso de ser padre, ¿verdad?
to be proud of sth/sbestar orgulloso de algo/algn
I'm working-class and proud of itsoy de clase obrera y estoy orgulloso de ello
that's nothing to be proud of!¡esto no es motivo de orgullo!
I'm not very proud of myselfno estoy muy orgulloso or satisfecho de mí mismo
I hope you're proud of yourself! (iro) → ¡estarás orgulloso!
to do sb/o.s. proud the team have done their country proudel equipo ha sido motivo de orgullo para su país
his honesty did him proudsu honradez decía mucho en su favor
the hotel did them proudel hotel los trató a cuerpo de rey
she did herself proud in the piano competitionse lució en el concurso de piano
2. (= self-respecting) [people, nation] → digno
3. (pej) (= arrogant) → orgulloso, soberbio
she's proud and stubbornes orgullosa or soberbia y terca
he was flustered, but too proud to show itestaba nervioso pero era demasiado orgulloso para demostrarlo
don't be too proud to ask for helpno dejes que el orgullo te impida pedir ayuda
I don't mind sitting on the floor, I'm not proudno me importa sentarme en el suelo, no soy orgulloso, no me importa sentarme en el suelo, no se me caen los anillos
4. (= causing pride) [day, moment] → glorioso, de orgullo; [history, reputation] → glorioso; [possession, tradition] → preciado
the locket was my proudest possessionel guardapelo era mi bien más preciado or mi mayor tesoro
5. (= splendid, imposing) → espléndido, imponente
6. (Brit) (= protruding)
to be/stand proud (of sth)sobresalir (de algo)
that screw's still a bit proud of the surfaceese tornillo aún sobresale un poco de la superficie

proud

[ˈpraʊd] adj
(with good self-esteem) [person] → fier/ière
They are a proud people → C'est un peuple fier.
the proud owner of sth → l'heureux propriétaire de qch
I'm now the proud owner of a brand-new car → Je suis maintenant l'heureux propriétaire d'une voiture toute neuve.
the proud father
the proud father of a 5-month-old baby son → l'heureux père d'un bébé de 5 mois
to be proud of sb/sth → être fier/ière de qn/qch
Her parents are proud of her → Ses parents sont fiers d'elle.
to be proud to do sth → être fier/ière de faire qch
to be proud (that) ... → être fier/ière que ... + subj
They are proud that she is doing well at school → Ils sont fiers qu'elle réussisse si bien à l'école.
(pejorative) (= haughty, vain) → fier/ière, orgueilleux/euse
to be too proud to do sth → être trop fier/ière pour faire qch
She was too proud to apologize → Elle était trop fière pour s'excuser.
He was too proud to admit his error → Il était trop fier pour admettre son erreur.
to do sb proud → faire honneur à qn
to do o.s. proud (= indulge o.s.) → ne se priver de rien (= be successful) → se distinguer

proud

adj
person, expressionstolz (→ of auf +acc); it made his parents feel very prouddas erfüllte seine Eltern mit Stolz; to be the proud owner or possessor of somethingder stolze Eigentümer or Besitzer von etw sein; as proud as a peacockeitel wie ein Pfau, stolz wie ein Hahn; proud boaststolze Behauptung; a proud day for …ein stolzer Tag für …; proud historystolze Geschichte; a proud momentein stolzer Moment; to be proud that …stolz (darauf) sein, dass …; to be proud to do somethingstolz darauf sein, etw zu tun; I hope you’re proud of yourself (iro)ich hoffe, du bist stolz auf dich; that’s nothing to be proud ofdas ist nichts, worauf man stolz sein kann
(dated Brit: = projecting) to be or stand proud (nail etc)herausragen, hervorragen; (Typ: character) → erhaben sein; proud fleshwildes Fleisch
(liter: = high, noble) → stolz
adv to do somebody/oneself proudjdn/sich verwöhnen

proud

[praʊd]
1. adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl)))
a. (person) → orgoglioso/a, fiero/a (pej) (arrogant) → superbo/a
to be proud to do sth → essere fiero di fare qc
he was as proud as a peacock → si è gonfiato come un tacchino
that's nothing to be proud of! → non mi pare che sia il caso di vantarsene!
b. (splendid, ship) → superbo/a, splendido/a
2. adv to do sb proudnon far mancare nulla a qn
to do o.s. proud → non farsi mancare nulla

proud

(praud) adjective
1. feeling pleasure or satisfaction at one's achievements, possessions, connections etc. He was proud of his new house; She was proud of her son's achievements; He was proud to play football for the school.
2. having a (too) high opinion of oneself; arrogant. She was too proud to talk to us.
3. wishing to be independent. She was too proud to accept help.
4. splendid or impressive. The assembled fleet was a proud sight.
ˈproudly adverb
do (someone) proud
to give (a person) good treatment or entertainment. We always do them proud when they come to dinner.

proud

فَخُور hrdý stolt stolz περήφανος orgulloso ylpeä fier ponosan orgoglioso 誇りに思う 자랑스러워 하는 trots stolt dumny orgulhoso гордый stolt ภูมิใจ gururlu tự hào 骄傲的

proud

a. orgulloso-a, arrogante.

proud

adj orgulloso
References in classic literature ?
Laurence, but says he's very proud and doesn't like to mix with his neighbors.
Wines- burg was proud of the hands of Wing Biddlebaum in the same spirit in which it was proud of Banker White's new stone house and Wesley Moyer's bay stallion, Tony Tip, that had won the two-fifteen trot at the fall races in Cleveland.
As I turned him over, I began to feel proud of him, to have a kind of respect for his age and size.
Victor was proud of his achievement, and went about recommending it and urging every one to partake of it to excess.
The imbecility of her military leaders abroad, and the fatal want of energy in her councils at home, had lowered the character of Great Britain from the proud elevation on which it had been placed by the talents and enterprise of her former warriors and statesmen.
Such is the case now, after so many ancient prejudices have been overthrown; and it was far more so in ante-Revolutionary days, when the aristocracy could venture to be proud, and the low were content to be abased.
It was an old-fashioned place, moreover, in the moral attribute that the partners in the House were proud of its smallness, proud of its darkness, proud of its ugliness, proud of its incommodiousness.
She had shown a proud impatience more than once before, and had rather endured that fierce affection than accepted or returned it.
But the Leader of the Lions was a very proud creature.
O maid, unrelenting and cold as thou art, My bosom is proud as thine own.
Singer and tailor am I-- Doubled the joys that I know-- Proud of my lilt to the sky, Proud of the house that I sew-- Over and under, so weave I my music--so weave I the house that I sew.
And the Darning-needle kept her proud bearing and did not lose her good-temper.