View definitions for proud
adjective as in pleased, pleasing
adjective as in arrogant, self-important
- puffed up
I’m proud to teach at a school where we’ve taken the concerns and views of our parents seriously and better yet, taken action.
I was fully convinced that we were all doomed to be outsiders for our entire lives, and secretly, I was kind of proud of that.
For performance management, we decided to combine it with our goals and ask employees to tell us what three to five things they are most proud of, and what they need more or less of from their manager.
What stuck out to me, too, was how proud it seemed like the former players were of the current players for taking this stand.
He was proud of what he believed in, he stood up for it, and he fought for it.
I had wanted to give him something, something to make him proud.
But that makes the Ismael brothers no less proud of the resistance that they and other fellow fighters have put up.
She added: “NBC News is proud to have David in the important anchor chair of ‘Meet the Press.’ ”
We proud skeptics would rather trust the demonstrable facts than the alleged truth.
Hitchcock is very proud of his kitchen; he's comfortable here.
I, therefore, deliver it as a maxim, that whoever desires the character of a proud man ought to conceal his vanity.
You never cared—you were too proud to care; and when I spoke to you about my fault, you did n't even know what I meant.
To be so humbled in the knowledge of any living being, was the vultures of Prometheus to the proud heart of Ripperda.
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.
"I'm not proud," replied Davy, provoked at being mixed up with Gobobbles in this way.
On this page you'll find 130 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proud, such as: appreciative, glad, great, honored, illustrious, and noble.
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