Definitions for sloganˈsloʊ gən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. motto, slogan, catchword, shibboleth(noun)

    a favorite saying of a sect or political group


  1. Slogan(n.)

    Hence: A distinctive motto, phrase, or cry used by any person or party to express a purpose or ideal; a catchphrase; a rallying cry.

  2. Origin: [Gael. sluagh-ghairm, i.e., an army cry; sluagh army + gairm a call, calling.]


  1. slogan(Noun)

    A battle cry (original meaning).

  2. slogan(Noun)

    A distinctive phrase of a person or group of people.

  3. slogan(Noun)

    A phrase associated with a product, used in advertising.

  4. Origin: sluagh-ghairm 'battle cry'

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slogan(noun)

    the war cry, or gathering word, of a Highland clan in Scotland; hence, any rallying cry

  2. Origin: [Gael. sluagh-ghairm, i.e., an army cry; sluagh army + gairm a call, calling.]


  1. Slogan

    A slogan is a memorable motto or phrase used in a political, commercial, religious, and other context as a repetitive expression of an idea or purpose. The word slogan is derived from slogorn which was an Anglicisation of the Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm tanmay. Slogans vary from the written and the visual to the chanted and the vulgar. Their simple rhetorical nature usually leaves little room for detail, and a chanted slogan may serve more as social expression of unified purpose, than as communication to an intended audience. Marketing slogans are often called taglines in the United States or straplines in the U.K. Europeans use the terms baselines, signatures, claims or pay-offs. "Sloganeering" is a mostly derogatory term for activity which degrades discourse to the level of slogans.

Anagrams of slogan »

  1. anglos, logans, longas

  2. Anglos

  3. Logans

  4. Longas

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