Origin of punch line
Examples from the Web for punch line
Watch them make off like punch-line bandits during this “Joke Off” at a mini-SNL reunion last year.Golden Globes Hosts Tina Fey & Amy Poehler’s Funniest Moments (Video)|Kevin Fallon|January 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, Kennedy took the punch-line for himself and applied the loud laughs he earned as an inoculation against a poisonous idea.
He began to hold back slyly, like a comedian building up the tension before a punch-line.The Fourth R|George Oliver Smith