pride and joy

Definition of pride and joy

  1. :  someone or something that makes someone very proud and happy Our children are our pride and joy. The car is his pride and joy.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the quality or state of being proud: such as

    :  inordinate self-esteem :  conceit

    :  a reasonable or justifiable self-respect

  1. :  to indulge (as oneself) in pride

  1. :  the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires :  delight

    :  the expression or exhibition of such emotion :  gaiety

    :  a state of happiness or felicity :  bliss

  1. :  to experience great pleasure or delight :  rejoice

    :  gladden

    :  enjoy

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