Definition of proud adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//praʊd//
; NAmE NAmE//praʊd//
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Word Originlate Old English prūt, prūd ‘having a high opinion of one's own worth’, from Old French prud ‘valiant’, based on Latin prodesse ‘be of value’.Idioms
do somebody proud
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(old-fashioned, British English) to treat somebody very well by giving them a lot of good food, entertainment, etc. The college did us proud at the centenary dinner.
do yourself/somebody proud
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to do something that makes you proud of yourself or that makes other people proud of you
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