Purse-proud
Purse-proud Purse"-proud`, a. Affected with purse pride; puffed up with the possession of riches. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • purse-proud — [pʉrs′proud΄] adj. proud of being wealthy …   English World dictionary

  • purse-proud — purse′ proud adj. proud of one s wealth, esp. in a showy or arrogant manner • Etymology: 1675–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • purse-proud — adjective proud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction) • Similar to: ↑proud …   Useful english dictionary

  • purse-proud — adjective Date: 1681 proud because of one s wealth especially in the absence of other distinctions …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • purse-proud — /perrs prowd /, adj. proud of one s wealth, esp. in an arrogant or showy manner. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • purse-proud — /ˈpɜs praʊd/ (say pers prowd) adjective proud of one s wealth …   Australian English dictionary

  • proud — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian, Corinthian, arrogant, assured, august, awe inspiring, awful, barbaric, big, bloated, boastful, braggart, cavalier, cocksure, cocky, complacent, conceited, condescending, confident, contemptuous, convinced,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • purse pride — noun : pride of money : the condition of the purse proud …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pride — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pride >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dignity dignity self respect mens sibi conscia recti =>(Vergil) GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 pride pride Sgm: N 2 haughtiness haughtiness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 2 high not …   English dictionary for students

  • pride — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Sense of self worth Nouns 1. pride, hauteur; dignity, self respect, self esteem, self sufficiency, reserve. 2. (sympton of pride) arrogance, insolence; ostentation; vanity, vainglory, crest, airs, high… …   English dictionary for students

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