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noun slo·gan \ ˈslō-gən \

Definition of slogan

1 a :a war cry especially of a Scottish clan
b :a word or phrase used to express a characteristic position or stand or a goal to be achieved
2 :a brief attention-getting phrase used in advertising or promotion

Examples of slogan in a Sentence

  1. within days, virtually everyone was familiar with the newest advertising slogan for that brand of soda

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Origin and Etymology of slogan

alteration of earlier slogorn, from Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm, from sluagh army, host + gairm cry

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SLOGAN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of slogan for English Language Learners

  • : a word or phrase that is easy to remember and is used by a group or business to attract attention


SLOGAN Defined for Kids

slogan

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noun slo·gan \ ˈslō-gən \

Definition of slogan for Students

:a word or phrase used by a party, a group, or a business to attract attention


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