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Definition of "badge" []

  • A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization. (noun)
  • An emblem given as an award or honor. (noun)
  • A characteristic mark. See Synonyms at sign. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "badge" in a sentence
  • "She wore a name badge on a beaded lanyard that identified her as Library of Congress staff."
  • "His face was obscured because he obviously didn't give his permission, but his name badge is right there on his chest oh, the devil will drag him under, by the sharp lapel of his check coat!"
  • "I grabbed a schedule and a name badge and was invited to sit down with two women perusing their swag."