battle cry


battle cry
Synonyms and related words:
Angelus, Angelus bell, alarm, alarum, bark, bawl, bellow, bid to combat, birdcall, bugle call, call, call to arms, call-up, catchword, caterwaul, challenge, cheer, clarion, clarion call, conscription, cry, dare, defi, defy, double dare, exhortation, gage, gage of battle, gauntlet, glove, go for broke, gung ho, halloo, holler, hollo, hoot, howl, hurrah, last post, levy, mobilization, moose call, motto, muster, rally, rallying cry, rebel yell, recruitment, reveille, roar, scream, screech, shout, shriek, slogan, squall, squeal, summons, taps, trumpet call, war cry, war whoop, watchword, whistle, whoop, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yo-ho, yowl

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • battle cry — n [C usually singular] 1.) a phrase used to encourage people, especially members of a political organization ▪ Socialism Now! was their battle cry. 2.) a loud shout used in war to encourage your side and frighten the enemy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • battle cry — n. a cry or slogan used to encourage those in a battle, struggle, contest, etc …   English World dictionary

  • battle cry — battle ,cry noun count 1. ) a phrase or idea that a person or organization uses to encourage people to think or behave in a particular way, especially in politics 2. ) a loud shout given by soldiers to frighten the enemy or to encourage their own …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Battle cry — For other uses, see Battle cry (disambiguation) A battle cry is a yell or chant taken up in battle, usually by members of the same military unit. Battle cries are not necessarily articulate, although they often aim to invoke patriotic or… …   Wikipedia

  • battle cry — noun 1) the army s battle cry Syn: war cry, war whoop, rallying call/cry; rebel yell 2) the battle cry of the feminist movement Syn: slogan, motto, watchword, catchphrase, mantra …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • battle cry — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms battle cry : singular battle cry plural battle cries 1) a phrase or idea that a person or organization uses to encourage people to think or behave in a particular way, especially in politics 2) a loud shout… …   English dictionary

  • battle cry — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. slogan, motto, war cry; see motto . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A rallying term used by proponents of a cause: call to arms, call to battle, cry, motto, rallying cry, war cry. See WORDS …   English dictionary for students

  • battle-cry — see battle cry …   English dictionary

  • battle cry — noun (countable usually singular) 1 a phrase used to encourage people, especially members of a political organization: Socialism Now! was their battle cry. 2 a loud shout used in war to encourage your side and frighten the enemy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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