Definition of watchword

Definition of watchword
  1. watchword Noun a prearranged reply to the challenge of a sentry or a guard; a password or signal by which friends can be known from enemies
  2. watchword Noun a word used as a motto, as expressive of a principle or rule of action; a maxim, byword
  3. watchword Noun a rallying cry
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