1. special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
2. a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
Similar word(s): allegory
Sentences with emblem as a noun:
- The trucks were emblazoned with the emblem of the Red Cross and were not supposed to be targeted.
- The rampant poverty in the ethnic slums was just an emblem of the group's disenfranchisement by the society as a whole.