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shibboleth

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of SHIBBOLETH

1
an attention-getting word or phrase used to publicize something (as a campaign or product) <we knew that their claim of giving the best deal in town was just a shibboleth>
Related Words expression, idiom; catchword, cliché (also cliche); maxim, motto; battle cry, war cry
2
an idea or expression that has been used by many people <there's a lot of truth in the shibboleth that if you give some people an inch, they'll take a mile>
Near Antonyms profundity

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