Adjective "Watchword" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Watchword


    Definition:

    1. a word or short phrase to be communicated, on challenge, to a sentinel or guard; password or countersign.

    2. a word or phrase expressive of a principle or rule of action; slogan: Conservation has been our watchword.

    3. a rallying cry of a party, club, team, etc.

    Examples:

    "chairmen can be watchword."