Meaning of “proud” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /praʊd/

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.

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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)