proud adjective definition in Proud topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 adjective: Proud topic
1 feeling pleased and satisfied about something that you own or have done, or are connected with proud parents the proud owner of a new car proud of somebody/something/yourself Your achievements are something to be proud of. He was proud of himself for not giving up. proud to be/have something I feel very proud to be a part of the team. proud that… She was proud that her daughter had so much talent. 2 [only before noun] causing somebody to feel pride This is the proudest moment of my life. It was a proud day in the nation’s history The car had been his proudest possession. 3 (disapproving) feeling that you are better and more important than other people She was too proud to admit she could be wrong. 4 having respect for yourself and not wanting to lose the respect of others They were a proud and independent people. Don't be too proud to ask for help.