badge of honor/pride

noun phrase

: a mark or expression of pride
He wore his ethnic heritage as a badge of honor/pride.

Examples of badge of honor/pride in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet over their last three games, no player in all of basketball has logged more minutes than McBride, who gleefully accepts the challenge as a badge of honor. Kristian Winfield, New York Daily News, 25 Mar. 2024 The Huskies coach wears his pessimism like a badge of honor to soften the blow when a season ends short of that ultimate goal, a blow always stings a bit more after so many years of accomplishing it over and over again. Emily Adams, Hartford Courant, 6 Mar. 2024 Perón’s supporters promptly reclaimed the insult and turned it into a badge of honor. Shannon K. O'Neil, Foreign Affairs, 27 Sep. 2016 Encourage teams to push boundaries, embracing failure as a badge of honor. Rolling Stone Culture Council, Rolling Stone, 21 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for badge of honor/pride 

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“Badge of honor/pride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/badge%20of%20honor%2Fpride. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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