one-liner

noun
one-lin·​er | \ ˌwən-ˈlī-nər How to pronounce one-liner (audio) \

Definition of one-liner

1 : a very succinct joke or witticism
2 : a succinct or meaningful and especially accurate statement

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First Known Use of one-liner

1962, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of one-liner was in 1962

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“One-liner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one-liner. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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one-liner

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English Language Learners Definition of one-liner

: a very short joke or funny remark

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