What does slogan mean?

Definitions for slogan
ˈsloʊ gənslo·gan

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a favorite saying of a sect or political group

GCIDE

  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.

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

Wiktionary

  1. slogan(Noun)

    A battle cry (original meaning).

    Etymology: sluagh-ghairm 'battle cry'

  2. slogan(Noun)

    A distinctive phrase of a person or group of people.

    Etymology: sluagh-ghairm 'battle cry'

  3. slogan(Noun)

    A phrase associated with a product, used in advertising.

    Etymology: 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

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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slogan

    slō′gan, n. a war-cry among the ancient Highlanders of Scotland. [Gael., contracted from sluagh-gairm, an army-cry.]

Anagrams for slogan »

  1. anglos, logans, longas

  2. Anglos

  3. Logans

  4. Longas

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slogan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slogan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of slogan in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Imagine, if we can, the mental degradation in terms of self-obsession of a person who enjoys to deliver oration and loves to have appreciation in the form of clapping and saluting slogan for oneself from the people, in spite of knowing that the people have been assembled there to form a crowded audience with the promise of giving some monetary compensation for hearing the same speaker from the dais.

  2. Hamid Bendaas:

    If he loses it on the other hand, I think it is obviously a major blow. when we ran for AG, his campaign slogan was that he was going to be the 'people's lawyer,'.

  3. Hamid Bendaas:

    When we ran for AG, his campaign slogan was that he was going to be the 'people's lawyer,' that was the mainframe of everything we tried to do.

  4. Adam Tooze:

    ...in practice the Reichsbank and the Reich Ministry of Economic Affairs had no intention of allowing the radical activists of the SA, the shopfloor militants of the Nazi party or Gauleiter commissioners to dictate the course of events. Under the slogan of “the strong state”, the ministerial bureaucracy fashioned a new national structure of economic regulation.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Adopting such philosophy and slogan, which describe, let everyone live, and live, for their living, show a marvelous humane leadership.

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