battle cry

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battle cry

n.
1. A rallying cry uttered in combat, especially while attacking.
2. A slogan used by the proponents of a cause.

battle cry

n
1. (Military) a shout uttered by soldiers going into battle
2. a slogan used to rally the supporters of a campaign, movement, etc

bat′tle cry`


n.
1. a cry or shout of troops going into battle.
2. a slogan used to arouse enthusiasm in a contest.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.battle cry - a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battlebattle cry - a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
2.battle cry - a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"
catchword, motto, shibboleth, slogan - a favorite saying of a sect or political group

battle cry

noun
1. slogan, motto, watchword, catch phrase, tag-line, catchword the ideological battle cry of Hong Kong
2. war cry, rallying cry, war whoop He screamed out a battle cry and charged.

battle cry

noun
A rallying term used by proponents of a cause:
Translations

battle cry

ngrido di battaglia
References in classic literature ?
And with Taug's example before them the other bulls charged, burying Sheeta beneath rending fangs and filling all the forest with the wild din of their battle cries.
With hoarse battle cries they charged the bowmen of Tario.
Rival groups in blue and yellow turbans chased each other down the temple's steps yelling battle cries and lashing out with their swords.
Ask yourself whether these daily battle cries are legitimate and fair.
The Somme his destination, Trenches his battleground and refuge, An 18-year-old engineer turned "Sapper", "Mission" - communication, Forging ahead to the front line, Laying cables, Crawling, skidding, dodging missiles, Breathing in the stench of mud, Incarcerated in the cold earth, Battle cries all around, Eating on the hoof, Plagued by dysentery, Survival foremost in his mind, Fresh orders, change of landscape, Marching, climbing, mile after mile, Over the Alps, Italy on the horizon, And hopefully some return to normality, One of many heroes, my dad
ISBN 2-89507-672-3 Battle cries :justice for kids with special needs.

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