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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.
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"Give us more pay and charge it to the public," was the slogan of the strong unions.* And here and there this selfish policy worked successfully.
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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.
Then came the fruition of that historic propaganda which is best described by its own slogan: "The East for the East--the West for the West," and all further intercourse was stopped by statute.
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.
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