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slo·gan

 (slō′gən)
n.
1. A phrase expressing the aims or nature of an enterprise, organization, or candidate; a motto.
2. A phrase used repeatedly, as in advertising or promotion: "all the slogans and shibboleths coined out of the ideals of the peoples for the uses of imperialism" (Margaret Sanger).
3. A battle cry of a Scottish clan.

[Alteration of Scots slogorne, battle cry, from Gaelic sluagh-ghairm : sluagh, host; see slew1 + gairm, shout.]

slogan

(ˈsləʊɡən)
n
1. (Marketing) a distinctive or topical phrase used in politics, advertising, etc
2. (Historical Terms) history Scot a Highland battle cry
[C16: from Gaelic sluagh-ghairm war cry, from sluagh army + gairm cry]

slo•gan

(ˈsloʊ gən)

n.
1. a distinctive phrase or motto identified with a particular party, product, etc.; catchword or catch phrase.
2. a war cry or gathering cry formerly used among Scottish clans.
[1505–15; < Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm=sluagh army, host (compare slew2) + gairm cry]

slogan

- From Scottish-Gaelic slaugh, "army," and gairm, "shout"—since the first slogans were actually battle cries.
See also related terms for shout.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slogan - a favorite saying of a sect or political groupslogan - a favorite saying of a sect or political group
locution, saying, expression - a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
catch phrase, catchphrase - a phrase that has become a catchword
mantra - a commonly repeated word or phrase; "she repeated `So pleased with how its going' at intervals like a mantra"
rallying cry, war cry, watchword, battle cry, cry - a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"

slogan

noun catch phrase, motto, jingle, mantra, rallying cry, watchword, tag-line, catchword a group of angry demonstrators shouting slogans
Translations
شِعار
reklamní hesloslogan
slogan
loosungmotoreklaamlausetunnuslause
slagorî
sauklis
reklamné heslo
slogan

slogan

[ˈsləʊgən] Nslogan m, lema m

slogan

[ˈsləʊgən] nslogan m

slogan

nSlogan m; (= motto)Motto nt, → Wahlspruch m; (political) → Parole f, → Slogan m; advertising sloganWerbeslogan m, → Werbespruch m

slogan

[ˈsləʊgən] nslogan m inv

slogan

(ˈsləugən) noun
an easily-remembered and frequently repeated phrase which is used in advertising etc.
References in classic literature ?
But skilfully manoeuvred, incessantly wheeling like trained chargers in the field; the boats for a while eluded him; though, at times, but by a plank's breadth; while all the time, Ahab's unearthly slogan tore every other cry but his to shreds.
One time Tom sent a boy to run about town with a blazing stick, which he called a slogan (which was the sign for the Gang to get together), and then he said he had got secret news by his spies that next day a whole parcel of Spanish merchants and rich A-rabs was going to camp in Cave Hollow with two hundred elephants, and six hundred camels, and over a thousand "sumter" mules, all loaded down with di'monds, and they didn't have only a guard of four hundred soldiers, and so we would lay in ambuscade, as he called it, and kill the lot and scoop the things.
The Republicans are foes to equality, though most of them fight the battle against equality with the very word itself the slogan on their lips.
 Keep the wind of your slogan to belly your sail,
No boarding-house sharks, no sailor-town, no drink, was the slogan of our forecastle.
Give us more pay and charge it to the public," was the slogan of the strong unions.
Keep chanting: Two-thirds of the Majlis signed a statement endorsing the continued use of the "Death to America" slogan by Iranians.
Every moment was worth watching and every slogan warmed the blood of the spectators.
Selective pointed to relevant portions of the policy that covered "personal and advertising injury," which the policy defined as injury resulting from, among other things, "Infringing upon another's copyright, trade dress or slogan in your 'advertisement.
A child stands in front of a Houthi slogan that reads "boycott American and Israeli products" outside the Al-Dailami School in Sana'a's Hadda neighborhood.
Strange spread of slogans as names MANY will be familiar with Shakespeare's line of 'God for Harry, England and Saint George', and the famous slogan in the last century of Dig for Victory'.
April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- El Pollo Loco, the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is asking consumers to help coin the brand's newest slogan in 10 words or less.