Gratified; feeling honoured (by something); feeling satisfied or happy about a fact or event. (adjective)
Possessed of a due sense of what one is worth or deserves. (adjective)
Having too high an opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious. (adjective)
Generating a sense of pride; being a cause for pride. (adjective)
Brave, valiant; gallant. (adjective)
Standing out or raised; swollen. (adjective)
Excited by sexual desire; (of female animals) in heat. (adjective)
Happy, usually used with a sense of honor, as in "I'm so proud to have you in our town." But occasionally just plain happy as in "I'm proud to see gas prices down." This is a widespread colloquial usage in the southern United States. (adjective)
Examples of word proud
For herself she was humbled; but she was proud of him, proud that in a cause of compassion and honour he had been able to get the better of himself.
I am proud of my position, because proud of being proud
_thought_ 'gentlemen;' so general is this desire amongst the youth of this proud money making nation, that thousands upon thousands of them are, at this moment, in a state which may end in starvation; not so much because they are too _lazy_ to earn their bread, as because they are too _proud_!
After a childhood spent "surveiling" the protected "legitimate" family, a term proud Gwen hates, rebellious teenaged Dana inserts herself into her half-sister's life, with tragic results.
Badu has all the freakiness, ambition, and relevance that bigger or fresher names get credited for, and is one of the few "neo-soul" artists still doing the label proud, but doesn't get the same hype.