Examples of punch line in a Sentence
She didn't understand the punch line.
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Lee Jenkins: Victor Oladipo, Pacers Nine months ago, Oladipo was a punch line in jokes about Oklahoma City’s heist of Paul George.
Uhler always seemed to have the punch line for whatever came his way.
But the party shifted its attention to big money and big cities, and Democrats became little more than a rural punch line for the likes of Rush Limbaugh.
More than one gala guest was overheard telling jokes and stories that included not only punch lines but also wacky voices.
The fan base always feels like Atlanta is the punch line and that their teams don’t get enough respect.
In real life that’s Derek Simpson, and that has been his friends’ go-to punch line all year.
The acts stray far from the traditional setup-punch line stand-up routine.
Clowns, chocolate-wrapper collages and childlike drawings are all Mrs. Bratescu’s little jokes, but the punch lines remain hazy.
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PUNCH LINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of punch line for English Language Learners
: the words at the end of a joke or story that make it funny, surprising, etc.
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