Catchwords like "gold bug" and "popocrat" flew back and forth.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Watchwords, catchwords, phrases, and epithets are the modern instrumentalities.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The stroke was welcomed with cheers and laughter; and "contraband" became a catchword.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
The people took it up as a popular catchword.
"A Son of the Immortals" by Louis Tracy
The grandeur of the plain story requires no straining after catchwords.
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
It depends on a falsetto voice and the use of a recognized number of catchwords.
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
Once a catchword is sprung, it is run to death.
"G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study" by Julius West
The old political catchwords 'Peace, retrenchment, and reform,' no longer awoke enthusiasm.
"Lord John Russell" by Stuart J. Reid
I can't bear your rules, and catchwords, Dick; what's the good of them!
"Tatterdemalion" by John Galsworthy
That was a current catchword.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
The title of the new book became a catchword.
"A Great Man" by Arnold Bennett
There is, too, a special source of ambiguity in the catchword used by the revolutionary school.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
The "Return of the Hero" was the catchword of the nation.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
And no doubt it is easy thus to circumvent a child with catchwords, but it may be questioned how far it is effectual.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
To my mind the whole trouble arises from the practice of teaching one set of catchwords to girls and another to boys, as Stevenson says.
"Modern marriage and how to bear it" by Maud Churton Braby
They are a happy crowd, and roar jest and catchword to the passengers on the crossing ferries.
"Merchantmen-at-Arms" by David W. Bone
It became certain that the "traditions" were not mere catchwords, but a most beneficent reality.
"The Galaxy, April, 1877" by Various
There is nothing so potent in a public debate as the picturesque catchwords in which leaders of thought sum up their convictions.
"They Who Knock at Our Gates" by Mary Antin
Whenever we take up a new idea as a crowd, we at once turn it into a catchword and a fad.
"The Behavior of Crowds" by Everett Dean Martin
It has signatures, but neither catchwords nor numerals.
"The Confessions of a Collector" by William Carew Hazlitt