Definition of insignia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈsɪɡniə//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsɪɡniə//
[uncountable + singular or plural verb]
jump to other results
the symbol, badge or sign that shows somebody’s rank or that they are a member of a group or an organization the royal insignia His uniform bore the insignia of a captain. Word Originmid 17th cent.: from Latin, plural of insigne ‘sign, badge of office’, neuter of insignis ‘distinguished (as if by a mark)’, from in- ‘towards’ + signum ‘sign’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: insignia