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Definizione monolingua proud



proud m.

  1. current
  2. current (electricity)

proud (comparative prouder, superlative proudest)

  1. Having too high an opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious.
    • Godolphin Horne Who was cursed with the Sin of Pride, and Became a Boot-Black. Hillair Belloc.
      Godolphin Horne was Nobly Born; / He held the human race in scorn, / And lived with all his sisters where / His father lived, in Berkeley Square. / And oh! The lad was deathly proud! / He never shook your hand or bowed, / But merely smirked and nodded thus: / How perfectly ridiculous! / Alas! That such Affected Tricks / Should flourish in a child of six!
  2. Gratified; feeling honoured (by something); feeling satisfied or happy about a fact or event.
    I am proud of Sivus schoolwork.
  3. Possessed of a due sense of what one is worth or deserves.
    I was too proud to apologise.
  4. Generating a sense of pride; being a cause for pride.
    It was a proud day when we finally won the championship.
  5. (obsolete) Brave, valiant; gallant.
  6. Standing out or raised; swollen.
    After it had healed, the scar tissue stood proud of his flesh.
  7. (obsolete) Excited by sexual desire; (of female animals) in heat.
  8. Happy, usually used with a sense of honor, as in ""Im so proud to have you in our town."" But occasionally just plain happy as in ""Im proud to see gas prices down."" This is a widespread colloquial usage in the southern United States.

Definizione italiano>inglese proud


Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

fiero |orgoglioso |superbo |altezzoso |arrogante |fierezza |presuntuoso |splendido |

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