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catch phrase

n.
A phrase in wide or popular use, especially one serving as a slogan for a group or movement.

catch phrase

n
1. (Linguistics) a well-known frequently used phrase, esp one associated with a particular group, etc

catch′ phrase`

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n.
a phrase that attracts or is meant to attract attention; slogan.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catch phrase - 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
Translations

catch phrase

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He's like the DJ Khaled of sex tapes," the comedian said, before shouting DJ Khaled's signature phrase, "Another one!"
As for "America First!" Pompeo explained Trump's signature phrase thus: the president "believes America is exceptional--a place and history apart from normal human experience" This recalls Madeline Albright's famous formulation: "We are the indispensable nation.
In 2017, Currie uploaded a video podcast titled "No Free Attention," which represents a signature phrase of his as well as a personal philosophy of his that is documented in his book titled "The Possibility of Sex: How Naive and Lustful Men are Manipulated by Women Regularly" which was published as an eBook in October 2012 and an audiobook in November 2014.
His signature phrase -- "fake news" -- is an attack on the free press and a comfort to authoritarians everywhere.
Gonzo's daring nature was born out of puppeteer Dave Goelz's personal insecurities, and actor/puppeteer Jerry Nelson drew on Eeyore's depressive demeanor to create Snuffleupagus' signature phrase -- "Oh, dear" -- on "Sesame Street."
New jingles and stingers now contain the signature phrase, 'It Feels Good to be Home.'
I'd suggest coming up with your own signature phrase, something like "Cowabunga!" or "That's a real pickle, Jimmy!"
Trump's signature phrase "radical Islamic terrorism" was not included in the speech, according to excerpts released in advance by the White House.
Trump's alleged request may become a signature phrase: "I hope you can let this go."
Since then, she has been capitalizing on her fame by creating T-shirts and hoodies with her signature phrase, "Cash Me Outside, How Bout Dat?"
The signature phrase of the brands is "Because I'm Worth It"--which launched during the advertising campaign for Superior Preference hair color in 1973.
Grassley did not endorse Trump but repeated Trump's signature phrase, saying Republicans have a chance to "make America great again."