Meaning of “proud” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /praʊd/
Extra Examples
People in the city are very proud of the new opera house.She's a proud, independent woman.You should be proud of your achievements.Are you proud of what you've done?The manager is very proud of his team.

B1 feeling very pleased about something you have done, something you own, or someone you know:

She was so proud of her son.
[ + to do sth ] I'm very proud to be involved in this project.
be too proud to do sth

B2 to not be able to do something, especially ask for help, because you are too embarrassed:

He's too proud to ask you for any money.

feeling that you are more important than you really are

(Definition of “proud” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)