badge of honor/pride

Definition of badge of honor/pride

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

Word by Word Definitions

badgeplay
  1. :  a device or token especially of membership in a society or group

    :  a characteristic mark

    :  an emblem awarded for a particular accomplishment

honorplay
  1. :  good name or public esteem :  reputation

    :  a showing of usually merited respect :  recognition

    :  privilege

  1. :  to regard or treat (someone) with admiration and respect :  to regard or treat with honor

    :  to give special recognition to :  to confer honor on

    :  to live up to or fulfill the terms of

prideplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being proud: such as

    :  inordinate self-esteem :  conceit

    :  a reasonable or justifiable self-respect

  1. :  to indulge (as oneself) in pride


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