Associations to the word «Badge»

Pictures for the word «Badge»


BADGE, noun. A distinctive mark, token, sign, emblem or cognizance, worn on one's clothing, as an insignia of some rank, or of the membership of an organization.
BADGE, noun. A small nameplate, identifying the wearer, and often giving additional information.
BADGE, noun. A card, sometimes with a barcode or magnetic strip, granting access to a certain area.
BADGE, noun. Something characteristic; a mark; a token.
BADGE, noun. (1811) (obsolete) (cant) A brand on the hand of a thief, etc.
BADGE, noun. (nautical) A carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one.
BADGE, noun. (heraldry) A distinctive mark worn by servants, retainers, and followers of royalty or nobility, who, being beneath the rank of gentlemen, have no right to armorial bearings.
BADGE, verb. (transitive) To mark or distinguish with a badge.
BADGE, verb. (transitive) To show a badge to.
BADGE, verb. (transitive) To enter a restricted area by showing one's badge.
BADGE BUNNIES, noun. Plural of badge bunny
BADGE BUNNY, noun. (US) (idiomatic) A woman who is romantically attracted to police officers and who seeks out their companionship.
BADGE NIGHT, proper noun. (Sussex) A night several days before bonfire night in which members of a bonfire society congregate at their headquarters (usually a pub) to be initiated with the current year's badges and receive information on the upcoming event.

Dictionary definition

BADGE, noun. 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".
BADGE, noun. 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".
BADGE, verb. Put a badge on; "The workers here must be badged".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca