Definition of catchphrase
1 : a word or expression that is used repeatedly and conveniently to represent or characterize a person, group, idea, or point of view
2 : slogan 2
Examples of catchphrase in a Sentence
popular catchphrases like “politically correct”
one of those advertising catchphrases that, if you think about them, don't mean much of anything
Recent Examples of catchphrase from the Web
Like the alarm clocks shouting out his catchphrases that the White Sox handed out recently, there's a limited supply of Hawk Harrelson available.
Mr. Macron’s most celebrated catchphrase in his speeches reflects that love.
Besides sharing their thoughts on feminism, the film's stars also had fun imagining possible catchphrases for the heroine.
Watching Emeril as a kid interacting with the audience and having little catchphrases, I was hooked.
Despite their diversity, the more than 50 Web celebs in attendance this weekend have at least one thing in common: They're all associated with memes — images, clips, catchphrases, and ideas that spread rapidly across the Internet.
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CATCHPHRASE Defined for English Language Learners
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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