catchphrase

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noun catch·phrase \-ˌfrāz\

Definition of catchphrase

  1. 1 :  a word or expression that is used repeatedly and conveniently to represent or characterize a person, group, idea, or point of view

  2. 2 :  slogan 2

Examples of catchphrase in a Sentence

  1. popular catchphrases like politically correct

  2. one of those advertising catchphrases that, if you think about them, don't mean much of anything

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First Known Use of catchphrase

1842


CATCHPHRASE Defined for English Language Learners

catchphrase

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Definition of catchphrase for English Language Learners

  • : a word or phrase that is easy to remember and is commonly used to represent or describe a person, group, idea, etc.



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