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  • n. A short line of text designed to catch the eye, especially one used as an advertising slogan


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  • You'll be able to follow that game with my colleague Michael Solomon right after this one, by the way …Also … How pleased do we reckon that movie exec was when he came up with "Golden Receiver" as the Air Bud 2 catchline?

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  • You know, sometimes, some books don't really need a catchline.

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  • The catchline of this review suggests the movie is a presentation not of a utopia but of a distopia, but that's not exactly correct.

    Movie Review: The Invasion

  • New Internationalist, November 2001 had a cracking if controversial catchline - Twin Terrors yet while its Fact Splash with a still much over-estimated level of 11 September 2001 casualties pointed up a brace of terrors that Mark Twain had spotted ...

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  • Over the image of a wrapped gift, the solicitous catchline, “Wife need new shoes?” is accompanied by the American Concrete logo and a greeting, “Happy Holidays.”

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  • Have you ever seen a catchline which refers, say, to the attitude that a judge brings to the interpretation of a contract?

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  • Holi, the boisterous carnival of colours, brings to the mind the catchline, United colors of Benetton.

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  • Inspector Pradeep Sharma - whose catchline to reporters was "criminals are filth and I'm the cleaner" - is fighting charges of murder and corruption.

    The Guardian World News

  • His own name may be there in big bold gold letters on the jacket of the book that lies on the table between us, but present, too, in only slightly smaller print, is the catchline "A Dick Francis novel". - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Bouchard has only launched 3 TV commercials so far and has not been on the receiving end of any negative advertising aside from his image being nicked in Snyder's debut ad with the catchline "Michigan has tried career politicians."

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