wear (something) as a badge of honor(redirected from wore something as a badge of honor)
wear (something) as a badge of honor
To consider something to be a point of pride, especially that which is typically considered negative. He's the kind of person who wears the "male chauvinist pig" label like some kind of badge of honor, so I try to have as little as possible to do with him. I don't take their social media attacks to heart. In fact, I wear it as a badge of honor—it means I'm riling them up, which I'm delighted about!
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