sound-bite

sound bite

noun
a brief, striking remark or statement excerpted from an audiotape or videotape for insertion in a broadcast news story.

Origin:
1985–90

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sound bite
 
n
a short pithy sentence or phrase extracted from a longer speech for use on radio or television

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