catchphrase catchphrase

Definition(s):

  • (n) a phrase that has become a catchword

Usage(s):

  • I've never had a catchphrase.

News

  1. CTSA concludes with examination of New Evangelization, need for dialogue with institutional church

    Miami, FL. It is perhaps the biggest catchphrase in Roman Catholic ecclesial renewal: the New Evangelization. Yet it remains a phrase in search of a definitive definition.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

  2. Boxing Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2013

    The International Boxing Hall of Fame welcomed 11 new inductees on Sunday led by five-time world champion Virgil "Quicksilver" Hill, the late Arturo "Thunder" Gatti, and referee Mills Lane, famous for his catchphrase "Let's get it on!"
    on June 10, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

  3. Matt Grevers Seeks to Emulate Backstroke Legend Aaron Peirsol

    Everyone knows the "Be Like Mike" catchphrase. Lesser known is the "Be Like Aaron" mantra.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "We didn't really want to go down that catchphrase road for this series, though," Harry says, getting more serious for a moment. "We started doing this show just after Little Britain got really big, and they are huge on catchphrases. They owe...
    on Aug 30, 2008 By: Harry Enfield Source: RedOrbit

  2. Another co-star, Trevor Bannister, who played Mr Lucas in the series, told BBC News 24: "The 'I'm free!' was something put in because that is what people in those stores really said. We didn't realise it would become a running catchphrase."
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Trevor Bannister Source: BBC News

  3. "It's a way to break through a very cluttered information barrier with a catchphrase that people will associate with something very important," said Victoria "Torie" Clarke, a former Pentagon spokeswoman from Sewickley.
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Torie Clarke Source: Monessen Valley Independent

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