Another word for proud
Having a creditable self-respect
self-respecting, self-sufficient, self-reliant, independent, honorable, principled, dignified, stately, noble, lordly, aristocratic, lofty, exalted, impressive, imposing, fine, splendid, mettlesome, spirited, high-spirited, self-esteeming, looking one in the face, looking one in the eye, having no false modesty, pleased with oneself, holding up one's head.
arrogant, haughty, supercilious, conceited, egotistical, vain, vainglorious, insolent, overbearing, disdainful, imperious, self-important, snobbish, superior, grand, lordly, aristocratic, magisterial, cavalier, overweening, overbearing, high-handed, pompous, immodest, boastful, self-satisfied, complacent, smug, standoffish, aloof, stuck-up*, snooty*, on one's high horse*, high and mighty*, high-hat*, uppity*, hoity-toity*, puffed up with pride*, swell-headed*, proud as a peacock*; see also egotistic 2.
proud is the broadest term in this comparison, ranging in implication from proper self-esteem or pride to an overweening opinion of one's importance too proud to beg, proud as a peacock; arrogant implies an aggressive, unwarranted assertion of superior importance or privileges the arrogant colonel; haughty implies such consciousness of high station, rank, etc. as is displayed in scorn of those one considers beneath one a haughty dowager; insolent, less commonly used now with this meaning, implies both haughtiness and contempt, esp. as manifested in behavior or speech that insults or affronts others she showed an insolent disregard for the servant's feelings; overbearing implies an oppressively or haughtily domineering manner an overbearing supervisor; supercilious stresses an aloof, scornful manner toward others a supercilious intellectual snob; disdainful implies even stronger and more overt feelings of scorn for that which is regarded as beneath onedo one proud*
Another word for proudadjective
Properly valuing oneself, one's honor, or one's dignity:prideful, self-respecting. See respect
Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance:arrogant, haughty, high-and-mighty, insolent, lofty, lordly, overbearing, overweening, prideful, supercilious, superior. Idiom: on one's high horse. See attitude
Marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor:brilliant, glorious, gorgeous, magnificent, resplendent, splendid, splendorous. See beautiful