catchword catchword  /ˈkætʃ ˌwɜrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a favorite saying of a sect or political group
  2. (n) a word printed at the top of the page of a dictionary or other reference book to indicate the first or last item on that page

Usage(s):

  1. That was the somewhat improbable catchword President Bush attached to his foreign policy while on the campaign trail.
  2. Social and political revolution, that catchword of radical left rhetoric, is becoming a fashionable topic for more and more rock groupsat least as far as their lyrics go.
  3. Discovery of this fact set observers to wondering if the Mahatma had borrowed his catchword and chief weapon from the New England sage.

News

  • ‘True Blood’ Spoilers: 10 Random Facts From The 2013 New York Comic Con Panel

    “True Blood” invaded New York Comic Con on Friday and didn’t hold anyfang back. Couldn’t attend the panel with Kristin Bauer van Straten and Lauren Bowles? We’ve got you covered with 10 (very) random facts that fans learned: 1. Lafayette’s catchword “Hookah” was actually added by actor Nelsan Ellis, not the writers. 2. Bauer van Straten loves her “Once Upon a Time” character, Maleficent. The ...
    on October 13, 2013     Source: International Business Times

Quotes

  • "As we speak, in vast parts of the world, 'double standards' has become a catchword being misused to foster extremism and violence," Del Ponte said. "The ICC is the only place for the universal and consistent administration of criminal...
    on Oct 7, 2006 By: Carla Del Ponte Source: Naharnet

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