Croud vs Proud - What's the difference?

croud | proud |


As a noun croud

is .

As a verb croud

is .

As an adjective proud is

gratified; feeling honoured (by something); feeling satisfied or happy about a fact or event.

croud

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • proud

    English

    Alternative forms

    * prowd (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Gratified; feeling honoured (by something); feeling satisfied or happy about a fact or event.
  • Possessed of a due sense of what one is worth or deserves.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=6 citation , passage=‘[…] I remember a lady coming to inspect St. Mary's Home where I was brought up and seeing us all in our lovely Elizabethan uniforms we were so proud of, and bursting into tears all over us because “it was wicked to dress us like charity children”. […]’.}}
  • (chiefly, Biblical)  Having too high an opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious.
  • * 1611 , Proverbs 16:5, King James Version
  • Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1907, author=(Hilaire Belloc), title=(Cautionary Tales for Children), section=Godolphin Horne Who was cursed with the Sin of Pride, and Became a Boot-Black
  • , passage=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!}}
  • Generating a sense of pride; being a cause for pride.
  • (obsolete)  Brave, valiant; gallant.
  • Standing out or raised; swollen.
  • (obsolete)  Excited by sexual desire; (of female animals) in heat.
  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * ashamed

    Derived terms

    * do someone proud * house-proud * proud as a peacock * proudfall * proud-hearted * proudling * proudly * proudness * proud-pied * proud-stomached

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