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Meaning of INSIGNIA

Pronunciation:  in'signeeu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a badge worn to show official position

INSIGNIA is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 See Also: badge, caduceus, cordon, hash mark, hashmark, insignia of rank, service stripe, shoulder flash, wings



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*sig"ni*a\, n. pl. [L. insigne, pl. insignia, fr.
insignis distinguished by a mark; pref. in- in + signum a
mark, sign. See {Ensign}, {Sign}.]
1. Distinguishing marks of authority, office, or honor;
   badges; tokens; decorations; as, the insignia of royalty
   or of an order.

2. Typical and characteristic marks or signs, by which
   anything is known or distinguished; as, the insignia of a

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: badge, banner, character, characteristic, decoration, device, differentia, earmark, emblem, hallmark, idiosyncrasy, image, index, indicant, indicator, keynote, mark, measure, note, peculiarity, picture, property, regalia, representation, representative, seal, sigil, sign, signal, signature, stamp, sure sign, symptom, telltale sign, trait