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catchphrase

(ˈkætʃˌfreɪz)
n
(Linguistics) a well-known frequently used phrase, esp one associated with a particular group, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catchphrase - a phrase that has become a catchword
phrase - an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
catchword, motto, shibboleth, slogan - a favorite saying of a sect or political group

catchphrase

noun slogan, saying, quotation, motto a comedy character with the catchphrase, `You don't want to do that'
Translations
iskulause

catchphrase

catch phrase, catch-phrase [ˈkætʃfreɪz] n (= slogan) → slogan m; [comedian, famous person] → formule f
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The patterns include "positive repetition" such as Dafydd's "only gay in the village" catchphrase and "scale"- like the big features on Spitting Image puppets.
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