proud [-er, -est] adj
Late OE prob. < OFr prūd, valiant, doughty, gallant < late L. *prōd-is, profitable, advantageous, useful.
- Grand; magnificent; splendid; ostentatious; inspiring self-confidence; gratifying to the self-esteem.
- Lofty; high.
- Dignified; self-respecting; gallant; noble; stately.
- Arrogant; boastful; self-assured; gratified by personal achievements; satisfied with one's individual excellence; confident in one's own superiority.
- Pleased; content; glad; satisfied; gratified; honored.