Synonyms for proud

Synonyms for (adjective) proud

Synonyms: gallant, lofty, majestic, proud

Definition: having or displaying great dignity or nobility

Usage: a gallant pageant; lofty ships; majestic cities; proud alpine peaks

Similar words: impressive

Definition: making a strong or vivid impression

Usage: an impressive ceremony


Synonyms: proud

Definition: feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride

Usage: proud parents; proud of his accomplishments; a proud moment; proud to serve his country; a proud name; proud princes

Similar words: self-important, arrogant, chesty

Definition: having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride

Usage: an arrogant official; arrogant claims; chesty as a peacock


Similar words: beaming

Definition: pleased and proud

Usage: beaming parents


Similar words: big, vainglorious, swelled

Definition: feeling self-importance

Usage: too big for his britches; had a swelled head; he was swelled with pride


Similar words: too big for one's breeches, stuck-up, bigheaded, persnickety, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, uppish

Definition: (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant

Usage: a snotty little scion of a degenerate family-Laurent Le Sage; they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety


Similar words: braggart, bragging, braggy, cock-a-hoop, boastful, crowing, big, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing

Definition: exhibiting self-importance

Usage: big talk


Similar words: self-respectful, self-respecting, dignified

Definition: having or showing self-esteem


Similar words: disdainful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering, overbearing, prideful, lordly, imperious, haughty

Definition: having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

Usage: some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines; haughty aristocrats; his lordly manners were offensive; walked with a prideful swagger; very sniffy about breaches of etiquette; his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air; a more swaggering mood than usual- W.L.Shirer


Similar words: self-conceited, vain, conceited, egotistic, egotistical, swollen, swollen-headed

Definition: characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

Usage: a conceited fool; an attitude of self-conceited arrogance; an egotistical disregard of others; so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty; growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary; vain about her clothes


Similar words: house-proud

Definition: proud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep


Similar words: overproud

Definition: excessively proud


Similar words: pleased, proud of

Definition: feeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth

Usage: proud of their child


Similar words: purse-proud

Definition: proud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction)


Similar words: shabby-genteel

Definition: trying to maintain dignity and self respect despite shabbiness