Is it possible to save expression, so one doesn't have to retype?

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    Check the drop-down under "recent" or add your (valid) expression to "custom".
    – Erik
    Feb 12, 2021 at 12:27

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This Feature has been introduced with QGIS 3.14, see: https://www.qgis.org/de/site/forusers/visualchangelog314/index.html#feature-add-ability-to-edit-import-and-export-user-expressions

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Once saved, you will find them in "user expressions":

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In older versions, you can only use the ones in "recent" as already mentioned by @Erik:

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