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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishone-linerˌone-ˈliner noun [countable]  JOKEa very short joke or humorous remark
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one-linerThere were clips from the campaign trail and one-liners from Mr Kinnock's speeches.Refreshed, I said hi to a few filmstars, briefly joining them at their tables with a selection of apposite one-liners.It's a hilarious scene with a succession of brilliant one-liners from Groucho Marx.In other words, a real character - who happens to talk in hilarious one-liners.There are some memorable one-liners in every Woody Allen film.There, I've said it on record and without recourse to a single one-liner.Best to sit back and cue him up for the one-liners.If you can not tell long jokes without getting lost, stick to one-liners.Creole utterances in conversations like these are usually one-liners.
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