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Synonyms of proud in English:


  • 1 Moira was a delight to her proud parents we are very proud of our herb garden
    [Antonyms] ashamed
  • 2 it's a proud day for all of our workers
    happy, good, memorable, notable, red-letter, glorious, splendid, wonderful, marvellous
    [Antonyms] shameful
  • 3 they were poor but proud
    self-respecting, dignified, noble, worthy;
    [Antonyms] humble
  • 4 he is too proud to admit to being in the wrong
    arrogant, conceited, vain, self-important, full of oneself, narcissistic, egotistical, puffed up, jumped-up, boastful, smug, complacent, disdainful, condescending, pretentious, scornful, supercilious, snobbish, imperious, pompous, overbearing, bumptious, lordly, presumptuous, overweening, haughty, high and mighty, high-handed
    informal cocky, big-headed, swollen-headed, too big for one's boots, stuck-up, uppity, snooty, toffee-nosed, highfalutin
    informal, dated too big for one's breeches
    literary vainglorious
    rare hubristic
    [Antonyms] modest, humble
  • 5 she took a final look down the proud granite staircase
    magnificent, splendid, resplendent, grand, noble, stately, imposing, dignified, distinguished, august, illustrious, striking, impressive, majestic, glorious, sumptuous, marvellous, awe-inspiring, awesome, monumental, palatial, statuesque, heroic;
    [Antonyms] unimpressive
  • 6 fill the holes slightly proud to allow for sanding smooth
    projecting, sticking out/up, jutting, jutting out, protruding, prominent, raised, convex, elevated
    [Antonyms] concave, flush
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