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Definition of "catchwords" [catchwords]

  • Plural form of catchword. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "catchwords" in a sentence
  • "Let any one recall the catchwords, styled watchwords, of politics during the last ten or twenty years, and he will see how men are to be convinced."
  • "Again, the earthquake that ensues on the opening of the sixth seal is one of the catchwords, that is, a link connecting chronologically this sixth seal with the sixth trumpet (Re 9: 13; 11: 13): compare also the seventh vial, Re 16: 17, 18."
  • "And in these days he saw too clearly how those same intellectuals -- with catchwords, meaningless to nine-tenths of her people -- were breaking down, stone by stone, their mighty safeguard of"