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Definition of "overproud" [o•ver•proud]

  • Excessively proud. (adjective)

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Use "overproud" in a sentence
  • "Inger drove on, feeling all set up and pleased with herself, and, coming into the village, she may have been a tripe overproud in her bearing."
  • "One lady commenced to praise his works for God's cause: 'Tongue! tongue! lady,' he broke in; 'flesh of itself is overproud, and needs no means to esteem itself.'"
  • "At the prison door, while fetters were being fastened on his legs he smilingly said, "I fear me I shall be overproud of my boots.""
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