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one-liner

[ wuhn-lahy-ner ]
/ ˈwʌnˈlaɪ nər /
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noun
a brief joke or amusing remark.
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Origin of one-liner

1965–70, Americanism;one line + -er1
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one-liner

noun
informal a short joke or witty remark or riposte
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