punch line, laugh line, gag line, tag line(noun)
the point of a joke or humorous story
Hence: The final sentence, phrase, or word in any narration, speech, or advertisement that produces the speaker's intended effect.
The final part of a joke; the word, sentence, or exchange of sentences that is intended to be funny and provokes laughter from the listeners.
Origin: probably American. It was probably meant to be likened to a quick, sharp punch.
A punch line is the final part of a joke, comedy sketch, or profound statement, usually the word, sentence or exchange of sentences which is intended to be funny or to provoke laughter or thought from listeners. Few punchlines are inherently funny out of context, but when a comedian sets up the premise and builds up the audience's expectations, the punch line can function as the climactic part of the act. Punch lines generally derive their humor from being unexpected. The classic stand-up punch line sound is a sting on drums.
The numerical value of punch line in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of punch line in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are all only God’s joke here having the same punch line.
Putting two men together on the kiss cam isn't a punch line. I want to keep coming to games. Please stop doing this.
… Donald Trump and Donald Trump ‘ grab Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton by the p --- y ’ comment could not be easier to make a zillion jokes from. Donald Trump is the punch line that just keeps giving. these two candidates have low approval ratings and are constantly saying and doing things worthy of parody. This election is practically writing ‘ Saturday Night Live '', ’ Donald Trump said.
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