A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has 'caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7,000 such phrases.
Britain Declares War on Words That Snuck into Our Skedule. Last Week, Writer Matthew Engel Declared War on the Americanisms That Are Ruining Our Language and Asked Mail on Sunday Readers for Examples of the Ones They Hated Most. He Was Swamped with Replies
The Mail on Sunday (London, England), June 6, 2010
Butt out, America! When Matthew Engel Launched a Campaign to Stop Americanisms Invading Our Language, He Came under Ferocious Attack from the United States. Here, in a Stirring Call to Arms, He Replies
The Mail on Sunday (London, England), August 7, 2011