Soundbites are short, memorable phrases that you use to explain your ideas or opinions. You might use soundbites to talk about your political views, your favorite foods, or your experiences with a certain subject.

  • He gave a few soundbites about his campaign platform.

  • The reporter used soundbites throughout her article to illustrate her points.

Definition of soundbites


An extract from a speech or interview used as edited into a news or other broadcast; an interview clip, especially seen as particularly expressive or pithy.


A one-liner deliberately produced for this purpose; a statement specifically intended to be punchy and memorable.


A small section of recorded sound

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