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Meaning of PRIDEFUL

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout"
  2. [adj]  having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "shaggy supercilious camels"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
 

PRIDEFUL is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: disdainful, elated, exultant, exulting, haughty, jubilant, lordly, proud, rejoicing, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering, triumphal, triumphant
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pride"ful\, a.
Full of pride; haughty. --Tennyson. -- {Pride"ful*ly}, adv.
-- {Pride"ful-ness}, n.

 

 

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