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Definition of "slogan" []

  • A phrase expressing the aims or nature of an enterprise, organization, or candidate; a motto. (noun)
  • 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). (noun)
  • A battle cry of a Scottish clan. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "slogan" in a sentence
  • "I don't know what their slogan is shorthand for, but its implication is, to put it mildly, not a good starting point."
  • "The Thai slogan translates as "colours of the south"."
  • "Senator Clinton slogan is about her been selfish and Senator Obama slogan is about everybody."