- The definition of a slogan is a distinctive or identifying phrase often used in advertising or to represent a product.
An example of a slogan is an advertising phrase associated with a particular company or product, such as the Pepsi Generation.
- Historical a cry used by Scottish Highland and Irish clans in battle or as an assembly signal
- a catchword or rallying motto distinctly associated with a political party or other group
- a catch phrase used to advertise a product
Origin: Gael sluggh-ghairm from sluagh, a host plush gairm, a call
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- A phrase expressing the aims or nature of an enterprise, organization, or candidate; a motto.
- 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).
- A battle cry of a Scottish clan.
Origin: Alteration of Scots slogorne, battle cry, from Gaelic sluagh-ghairm : sluagh, host; see slew 1 + gairm, shout.