Definition of sound bite noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


sound bite

BrE BrE//ˈsaʊnd baɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaʊnd baɪt//
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a short phrase or sentence taken from a longer speech, especially a speech made by a politician, that is considered to be particularly effective or appropriate
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sound bite