1. [ adjective ] feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure's 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"

Related terms: humble big boastful big conceited pleased disdainful bigheaded glorious bigheaded arrogant dignified shabby-genteel gratifying overproud house-proud purse-proud beaming immodest pride
2. [ adjective ] having or displaying great dignity or nobility
Synonyms: majestic lofty gallant

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

Related terms: impressive
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 28465
Similar spelling:   Prude