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Synonyms for proud

Adjective

1. proud (vs. humble), arrogant, chesty, self-important, beaming, big, swelled, vainglorious, bigheaded, persnickety, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, too big for one's breeches, uppish, boastful, braggart(prenominal), bragging(prenominal), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising, dignified, self-respecting, self-respectful, disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering, conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vain, house-proud, overproud, pleased, proud of(predicate), purse-proud, shabby-genteel, immodest
usage: 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"
2. gallant, lofty, majestic, proud, impressive (vs. unimpressive)
usage: having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
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