pride and joy
Definition of pride and joy
: 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
: the quality or state of being proud: such as
: inordinate self-esteem : conceit
: a reasonable or justifiable self-respect
: 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
: to experience great pleasure or delight : rejoice
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