sloganeer

noun

slo·​gan·​eer ˌslō-gə-ˈnir How to pronounce sloganeer (audio)
: a maker or user of slogans
sloganeer intransitive verb

Examples of sloganeer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For years, the bombastic sloganeer has dropped his feature-laden projects, rode their stardom overload to number one, rinsed, and repeated. Andre Gee, Rolling Stone, 15 Nov. 2022 President Biden, in his appointments and his legislative agenda, however incomplete, has done more than sloganeer. E. Tammy Kim, The New Yorker, 31 Oct. 2022 Here is the molten core of the series, the power source that’s too hot to truly touch: Ted is a figure of great pathology, a sloganeer drifting in a purgatorial state. The New Yorker, 9 Aug. 2021 The master sloganeer who showed up in the 2016 GOP primaries and general election ran without a unifying message in 2020. Isaac Schorr, National Review, 12 Nov. 2020 The success of that campaign helped launch Cummings' reputation as a savvy sloganeer-in-chief. Katherine Dunn, Fortune, 27 May 2020 Maybe television’s sloganeers are somehow to blame. Rumaan Alam, The New Republic, 18 Oct. 2019 Wayne and Jennings, the Confederate flaggers, quickly crossed the street to get away from the anti-gay sloganeers. Gregory S. Schneider, Washington Post, 26 June 2018 Contrary to the vocal sloganeers who want to make America great (a.k.a. James Braxton Peterson, Fortune, 13 Feb. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sloganeer was in 1922

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“Sloganeer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sloganeer. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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