badge of honor/pride

noun phrase

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Here's what to expect at a restaurant with the badge of honor. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, 2 Feb. 2023 The win for Addison in San Diego represents a badge of honor for Southern California, previously left out of the three-star club. Nico Avalle, Bon Appétit, 6 Dec. 2022 Suffering is a badge of honor, and the theater is properly a purple-heart club. New York Times, 3 Aug. 2022 In that way, a round at Bethpage Black is badge of honor. Shaun Tolson, Robb Report, 2 July 2022 New York has always been the kind of city that wears its history like a badge of honor—or, to put a finer point on it, a vintage patch on a new jacket ripped right from the runway. Roxanne Fequiere, Vogue, 24 June 2022 For sideshow performers who typically ply their trade in bars and other traditional venues, working the World of Wonders is a badge of honor. David Hill, Harper’s Magazine , 27 Apr. 2022 But history has shown that Putin is obsessed with Russia's prestige as a global power, and belonging to these organizations is a badge of honor. Frida Ghitis, CNN, 7 Apr. 2022 The game is only a few minutes old, and Chrostowski has earned a baptismal badge of honor. Marc Bona, cleveland, 24 Jan. 2022 See More

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“Badge of honor/pride.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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