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 Dictionary entry overview: What does punch line mean? 

  The noun PUNCH LINE has 1 sense:

1. the point of a joke or humorous story

  Familiarity information: PUNCH LINE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1punch line [BACK TO TOP]


The point of a joke or humorous story

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


gag line; punch line; tag line; laugh line

Hypernyms ("punch line" is a kind of...):

line (text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen)

Holonyms ("punch line" is a part of...):

gag; jape; jest; joke; laugh (a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter)

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