- a word, phrase, or sentence used, especially in advertising or journalism, to arouse or call attention.
- a line in which a catchword appears.
- a line of lesser importance, set shorter or sometimes in smaller type than the lines above and beneath it.
- Theater. a line of comic dialogue expected to elicit laughter.
- slug1(def 10a).
Origin of catchline
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