Excerpt in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Excerpt

a short piece or clip from a larger piece of media

Examples of Excerpt in a sentence

Since we had only a few minutes left in class, our teacher could only read an excerpt of the short story to us.  🔊

A trailer can be viewed as an excerpt of a movie because it displays a short piece of the film but not the entire feature.  🔊

Without permission, the songwriter will not even allow you to use the chorus of one of his songs as an excerpt in your novel.  🔊

The book closes with a brief excerpt from the next novel in the series.  🔊

Since the position has numerous requirements, only an excerpt of the required job skills will be posted online.  🔊

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