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motto

Synonyms of motto in English:

noun

  • 1 he adopted the motto ‘work hard and play hard’ their school motto
    maxim, saying, proverb, aphorism, adage, saw, axiom, formula, expression, phrase, rule, dictum, precept, epigram, gnome;
    slogan, catchphrase, watchword, byword, cry, battle cry;
    truism, cliché, platitude
  • 2 cracker mottoes
    joke, witticism, one-liner
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