What is another word for watchword?

182 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ wˈɒt͡ʃwɜːd], [ wˈɒt‍ʃwɜːd], [ w_ˈɒ_tʃ_w_ɜː_d]

Watchword is a term that refers to a word or phrase that is used to represent a particular belief or attitude. Some synonyms of the word include catchphrase, mantra, slogan, motto, maxim, and shibboleth. A catchphrase is a memorable and often repeated sentence that is used to promote a product or idea. A mantra is a sacred phrase that is repeated during meditation or prayer. Slogan is a concise and attention-grabbing phrase that is used in advertising and political campaigns. Maxim is a short statement that expresses a general truth or a rule of conduct. A shibboleth is a phrase or ritual that is used to distinguish one group from another.

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Usage examples for Watchword

Just enough, indeed, of late has been his watchword all through-just enough labour and no more.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies
Their very motto or watchword is "Move on;" and for every policeman in helmet and buttons there are three policemen in plain clothes to make sure that people are moving on.
"The Devil's Garden"
W. B. Maxwell
The Count gave a cant watchword in reply.
"The Prime Minister"
W.H.G. Kingston

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