Emblem - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈembləm|  American pronunciation of the word emblem
Brit.  |ˈɛmbləm|  British pronunciation of the word emblem


- special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
- a visible symbol representing an abstract idea (syn: allegory)


The flag is the emblem of our nation.

He has come to be regarded as an emblem of conservatism.

The ox is the emblem of strength.

The national emblem of Canada is a maple leaf.

Expensive cars are seen as an emblem of success.

The maple leaf is an emblem of Canada.

Word forms

singular: emblem
plural: emblems
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