- the last line of a play, story, speech, etc., used to clarify or dramatize a point.
- a phrase or catchword that becomes identified or associated with a person, group, product, etc., through repetition: Entertainers often develop tag lines, like Ted Lewis's “Is everybody happy?”
- Machinery. (on a crane) a cable for steadying a suspended bucket at the rear.
Origin of tag line
First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for tag line
On October 16, photos surfaced with the tag-line “I found Banksy.”Banksy Bails Due to “Police Activity”
October 23, 2013
- an amusing or memorable phrase designed to catch attention in an advertisement
- another name for punch line
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