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
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
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.