(noun, verb)


1. an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)

- they checked everyone's badge before letting them in

Definition categories: communication, allegory, emblem

2. any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a particular power or quality or rank)

- wearing a tie was regarded as a badge of respectability

Definition categories: thought, characteristic, feature

Sentences with badge as a noun:

- the badge of a society; the badge of a policeman

- He has got his badge, and piked: He was burned in the hand, and is at liberty.


1. put a badge on

- The workers here must be badged

Definition categories: contact, label, mark, tag

Sentences with badge as a verb:

- The television was badged as 'GE', but wasn't made by them.

- He calmed down a lot when the policeman badged him.