catchword

Primary Meanings of catchword

1.
n
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
2.
n
a favorite saying of a sect or political group
Full Definitions of catchword
1

n 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
Type of:
word
a unit of language that native speakers can identify
2

n a favorite saying of a sect or political group

Synonyms:
motto, shibboleth, slogan
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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