Student Thesaurus

One entry found for shibboleth.
Entry Word: shibboleth
Function: noun
Text: 1 an attention-getting word or phrase used to publicize something (as a campaign or product) <we knew that their claim of giving "the best deal in town" was just a shibboleth> -- see SLOGAN
2 an idea or expression that has been used by many people <there's a lot of truth in the shibboleth that crime does not pay> -- see COMMONPLACE