Meaning of “throwaway line” in the English Dictionary

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"throwaway line" in American English

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throwaway linenoun [ C ]

/ˈθroʊ·əˌweɪ ˌlaɪn/

a remark that sounds unimportant because of the way the speaker says it

(Definition of “throwaway line” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)