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Meaning of CATCHWORD

Pronunciation:  'kach`wurd

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a favorite saying of a sect or political group

CATCHWORD is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: motto, shibboleth, slogan
 See Also: battle cry, catch phrase, catchphrase, cry, expression, locution, rallying cry, saying, war cry



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Catch"word`\, n.
1. Among theatrical performers, the last word of the
   preceding speaker, which reminds one that he is to speak
   next; cue.

2. (Print.) The first word of any page of a book after the
   first, inserted at the right hand bottom corner of the
   preceding page for the assistance of the reader. It is
   seldom used in modern printing.

3. A word or phrase caught up and repeated for effect; as,
   the catchword of a political party, etc.

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