Share this entry
American English: /praʊd/
British English: /praʊd/

Translation of proud in Spanish:

adjective prouder, proudest

  • 1 1.1 (pleased, satisfied)
    de orgullo
    to be proud of somebody/something
    estar orgulloso de alguien/algo
    I'm very proud of my son
    estoy muy orgulloso de mi hijo
    that's nothing to be proud of
    no es como para enorgullecerse or estar orgulloso
    I hope you're proud of yourself! [ironic]
    ¡me imagino que estarás muy orgulloso! [ironic]
    to be proud to + infinitivewe are proud to present that great singer …
    tenemos el honor de presentarles al gran cantante …
    I am proud to have been his friend
    el hecho de haber sido amigo suyo me enorgullece or me llena de orgullo
    I would be proud to present the prizes
    sería un honor para mí hacer la entrega de los premios
    to be proud that
    estar orgulloso de que
    we are proud that our son has been chosen
    estamos or nos sentimos orgullosos de que nuestro hijo haya sido seleccionado
    to do somebody/oneself proud [colloquial]his workmates did him proud at his leaving party
    sus compañeros le organizaron una magnífica despedida
    they did us proud at the hotel
    nos trataron a cuerpo de rey en el hotel
    your performance was brilliant: you really did yourself proud
    tu actuación fue genial, la verdad es que te luciste
    Example sentences
    • As I said during the last couple of weeks, everyone in our Association is very proud of her achievements.
    • The cousins' parents were delighted and very proud of their sons achievements.
    • Before Labour left office, there was a high level of customer satisfaction of 89 per cent, another achievement to be proud of.
    Example sentences
    • This party has a long, proud history of opposing anti-Semitism.
    • The after-party was an enormously proud event for me that night.
    • The centre was a proud achievement for all concerned and is a wonderful amenity for all age groups.
    1.2 (having self-respect)
    1.3 (arrogant, haughty) to be proud
    ser orgulloso
    she's too proud to admit her mistake
    es demasiado orgullosa para reconocer su error
    he looked at them with proud contempt
    los miró con arrogante desprecio
    Example sentences
    • We never like a person who is haughty, too proud, or condescending.
    • You're arrogant and proud and you have no sense of what's important in life.
    • He was proud, arrogant, and most importantly he thought that he was God's gift to women.
    1.4 (splendid)
    Example sentences
    • Dolly's coat is back to almost normal, her tail is bushy and splendid once more, proud and prominent and waving in the air.
    • These names were old, proud and noble; fit to house my heroes in pinstriped jerseys.
    • Once the proud residences of merchant princes and princelings, they have fallen sadly from grace.
  • 2 (protruding) (esp British) (predicative) to be proud it's an inch proud of the surface
    sobresale una pulgada de la superficie
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.