Definitions

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  • n. A slogan, particularly one intended for mass repetition.

Etymologies

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catch +‎ cry

Examples

  • ‘Show, not tell!’ is the catchcry of fiction writers.

    Juicy Writing: 5 Ways to Glue Readers to the Page | Write to Done

  • Little is the world aware of it, but the catchcry in Zionist circles has been “Divorce America, marry Russia.”

    i have been saying this for 2 years now

  • This ridiculous catchcry 'homophobic', put about by the gay mafia against anyone who opposes them - since when does being opposed to the political swamping of the social agenda by a one issue pressure group constitute homophobia?

    [heterophobia] family pride day in london tomorrow

  • ‘Learner centred’ education became the catchcry with a jaundiced eye cast on alternative methods.

    [how well educated are you] conclusions

  • The catchcry was : "Here comes Brigid dressed in white, give her something for the night."

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • People who never think things through are wont to trot out this catchcry in lieu of using the grey matter and as for the blinkered, well, Michael Palin dealt with them in his Ripping Yarn of the young lad who asked where India was, only to be told by his father that it did not exist; he then argued and was admonished by his mother that: "Your father has spoken, dear."

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • And what's with this catchcry "conspiracy theorist" the moment someone draws attention to a global issue?

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Utilize the fashionable catchcry "racism" others use feminism, ageism, every -ism under the sun to justify your own failure when the truth is that there are people who are simply lackadaisical and expect handouts, on one hand and there are people with a Calvinistic work ethic who actually succeed, on the other.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Remember the Superman catchcry? by Brett Paatsch on Sunday, Jul 15, 2007 at 12: 27: 21 PM

    An Open Letter to the American Association for Justice

  • Known worldwide as the Crocodile Hunter, the 44-year-old was famous for his enthusiasm for wildlife and his catchcry Crikey!''

    Archive 2006-09-01

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