catchword

Definitions of catchword
  1. noun
    a word printed at the top of the page of a dictionary or other reference book to indicate the first or last item on that page
    synonyms: guide word, guideword
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    type of:
    word
    a unit of language that native speakers can identify
  2. noun
    a favorite saying of a sect or political group
    synonyms: motto, shibboleth, slogan
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    types:
    catch phrase, catchphrase
    a phrase that has become a catchword
    mantra
    a commonly repeated word or phrase
    battle cry, cry, rallying cry, war cry, watchword
    a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    type of:
    expression, locution, saying
    a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
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