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sloganeer

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Definition of sloganeer in English:

verb

(usually as noun sloganeering) [no object]
Employ or invent slogans, typically in a political context: at least he avoided vapid sloganeering
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  • Using images derived from mass psychology, public participation is distorted into little more than sloganeering, by ambitious politicians and symbolic politics.
  • Inside, dozens of stalls sold goods ranging from Palestinian olive oil to sloganeering tee shirts advertising everything from cannabis and Che Guevera to ‘No Sweat’ fair trade plimsolls.
  • One common emotion is driving the small army of Korean protesters marching, sloganeering and even demanding the withdrawal of an old ally: their shock, then anger, over the lack of any one being punished.

noun

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A person who sloganeers: as the sloganeers put it: ‘peace through strength
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  • MacPhee traces stencil graffiti from Marxist sloganeers in postwar Europe to Cold War revolutionaries to '70s conceptual artists, punks and finally a mishmash of skaters and other urban subculturists in the '80s and '90s.
  • You are one of the leading conservative sloganeers who arrogantly claim a lock on the moral high ground while deriding those who dare to ‘deviate’ from your ‘norm.’
  • Obviously the sloganeers knew that almost everyone was aware that those gaps existed and is unhappy about them.

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Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something