catchcry

catchcry

(ˈkætʃˌkraɪ)
n, pl -cries
(Linguistics) Austral a well-known, frequently used phrase, esp one associated with a particular group, etc
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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee," was one of many phrases Ali used to describe what he could do in the ring, while "I am the greatest" was a common catchcry.
The catchcry 'we are all teachers of literacy' has been a mantra for several decades, yet seems to be a concept with which many secondary schools struggle.
As the world moves pitilessly around her, she mutters one sentence--'But I didn't do anything wrong'--which becomes the catchcry for rest of the film.
They held signs reading "I am Kenji", mourning the intrepid journalist by echoing the catchcry of mourners of victims of the shooting at the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo in early January.
Our catchcry in regard to heavy weather is 'don't be there'.
The campaign to unionise Walmart, directed by Schlademan, demonstrated to conference participants the high value of unions moving to online organising--Online to Off tine is the new catchcry.
Late one night Aileen and Nettie went to hear Dolores Ibarruri (La Pasionara), the communist activist who coined what was to become the catchcry of the Republicans: "No Pasaran
Flight to safety has become a common catchcry in 2011 and, given the ongoing macroeconomic uncertainty, risk aversion may well continue to be a key theme in 2012," says agricultural lender Rabobank.
In 1947 in Africa, the catchcry was "After the cattle the sheep; after the sheep the goats; after the goats the desert.
Early conceptions were concerned with supplementary education, individual fulfilment, community development and democratisation, and led to the catchcry 'lifelong learning', now grown beyond the education sector to become an integral part of contemporary social discourse (Haugen, 2000: 577).
Literacy became the catchcry of the Howard Government and a number of Commonwealth reports, media statements and funding programs are characteristic of this period.
The Reader Organisation's catchcry of 'It's as if a hand has reached out and taken yours,' is an adaptation of the words ' .