laugh line

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Synonyms for laugh line

a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes

the point of a joke or humorous story

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``I was about to deliver a laugh line when this woman heckles, ruining all my momentum.
It's a laugh line among many laugh lines, a gentle poke in the critical ribs from a playwright who believes that critics are as hungry for attention as anyone else in this crazy business.
Laugh Line: The David Copperfield Goes To The Toilet sketch in the promising new series Pulp Video (BBC2, Friday ).
After having implicated Dr Aafia Siddiqui in a false and fabricated case and keeping her in a secret prison for many long years, the US court of justice have given the verdict which provided a sarcastic laugh line to the world jurists community.
For a long time we have been crushed under the 'Boots' ridiculous enough that one of our Generals toppling down a democratic regime holds the reigns of the state and put simultaneously crown and cap on his single head and provided a laugh line to the world community.
The heart of the film is Charlie, who's hormonal, sardonic and furious about being 14; he's also a naturally funny character, and Maizus has a way with a laugh line. The group ethos uniting/Lady, Charlie, Felix (Charles Odei) and the new kid in town, David (Jordan Puzzo), feels straight out of "South Park," albeit with a Rhode Island Catholic accent.
When Molly delivers a really pointed laugh line about the Nativity Magi, you can literally see the audience wake up out of its torpor.
It's a cheap laugh line to refer to CBS' new drama "Blue Bloods" as "Blue Hairs," or, as a colleague put it, "Magnum AARPI."
Although some of the nautical and Shakespearean allusions may go over the heads or under the radar, not a single laugh line or funny bit gets lost.
The CBS pilot "Accidentally on Purpose" features a twentysomething slacker sneakily blowing out smoke as a laugh line. During this season's second episode of NBC's "Parks and Recreation," officials become concerned when they realize someone has planted marijuana in a community garden.
That being said, the actors plumb extraordinary depths in the language: A simple exchange (Don: "Things aren't always what they seem to be." Bob: "I know.") somehow becomes a laugh line, McGinley and Gillen's euphemistic use of "business" and "stuff" is filled with the right combination of bluff and menace, and Gleeson fits a volume of meanings into every repetition of Bob's simple "I came here" in the final scene.
Then again, one wonders how the director of definitive stagings of "Macbeth" and "The Merchant of Venice" could allow these plays to prompt vulgar jokes, among which a non-Shakespearean "lesbian/thespian" laugh line merely leaves you rolling your eyes.
Here was a sure sign of Shakespeare gone awry: Whatever one might think of Othello's famous "Put out the light" monologue, it most certainly is not a laugh line.
"Sit back, relax and enjoy it - and laugh at the laugh lines. You are in for a really enjoyable evening." The Magic Flute is at His Majesty's Theatre on Thursday and Saturday next week with an hour-long "Unwrapped" version on Friday.
Fat grafting (using fat from other parts of the body) is used for a number of procedures, including buttock and breast augmentation, as a filler to add volume to the face and to fill in laugh lines, crow's feet and acne scars.