American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A phrase expressing the aims or nature of an enterprise, organization, or candidate; a motto.
- n. A phrase used repeatedly, as in advertising or promotion: "all the slogans and shibboleths coined out of the ideals of the peoples for the uses of imperialism” ( Margaret Sanger).
- n. A battle cry of a Scottish clan.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The war-cry or gathering word or phrase of one of the old Highland clans; hence, the shout or battle-cry of soldiers in the field.
- n. Figuratively, the distinctive cry of anybody of persons.
- n. obsolete A battle cry (original meaning).
- n. A distinctive phrase of a person or group of people.
- n. advertising A phrase associated with a product, used in advertising.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The war cry, or gathering word, of a Highland clan in Scotland.
- n. A distinctive motto, phrase, or cry used by any person or party to express a purpose or ideal; a catchphrase; a rallying cry.
- n. a favorite saying of a sect or political group
- Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm 'battle cry' (Wiktionary)
- Alteration of Scots slogorne, battle cry, from Gaelic sluagh-ghairm : sluagh, host; see slew1 + gairm, shout. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I don't know what their slogan is shorthand for, but its implication is, to put it mildly, not a good starting point.”
“The Thai slogan translates as "colours of the south".”
“Senator Clinton slogan is about her been selfish and Senator Obama slogan is about everybody.”
“All demonstrations against the war march under pacifist slogans such as, â€œBring Home The Troops. â€ This slogan is aimed at the capitalists themselves?”
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“One time Tom sent a boy to run about town with a blazing stick, which he called a slogan (which was the sign for the Gang to get together), and then he said he had got secret news by his spies that next day a whole parcel of Spanish merchants and rich A-rabs was going to camp in Cave Hollow with two hundred elephants, and six hundred camels, and over a thousand "sumter" mules, all loaded down with di'monds, and they didn't have only a guard of four hundred soldiers, and so we would lay in ambuscade, as he called it, and kill the lot and scoop the things.”
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“Toomey's slogan is "less government, more jobs," but less government is exactly what got us into this mess.”
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