- catch-phrasesN-COUNTA catch-phrase is a sentence or phrase which becomes popular or well-known, often because it is frequently used by a famous person.
Norvelle, whose catchphrase is `Chase Me', asked magistrates not to ban him after he admitted doing 83mph in a 50mph zone.
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