anecdote definition

  • noun:
    • a quick account of a fascinating or humorous incident.
    • key or hitherto undivulged particulars of history or biography.
    • a quick account of an event, often humorous.
    • a free account which supports an argument, but which is perhaps not supported by medical or statistical evaluation.
    • A previously untold secret account of an incident.
    • Unpublished narratives.
    • a specific or detached event or fact of a fascinating nature; a biographical incident or fragment; an individual passing of private life.
    • plural Secret record; realities regarding secret or personal matters, as of governments or of an individual: often used (frequently in form anecdota) as the title of works managing of such issues.
    • a quick narrative of a specific or detached event or occurrence of a fascinating nature; a biographical event; just one passage of exclusive life.
    • brief account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
    • a brief account of an interesting or humorous incident.
    • key or hitherto undivulged particulars of history or biography.
    • a quick account of an incident, usually funny.
    • a merchant account which supports a quarrel, but which can be perhaps not sustained by clinical or analytical evaluation.
    • A previously untold secret account of an incident.
    • Unpublished narratives.
    • a certain or detached event or fact of an appealing nature; a biographical incident or fragment; one passage through of private life.
    • plural key record; details concerning secret or exclusive affairs, as of governments or of an individual: often used (commonly when you look at the type anecdota) due to the fact title of works treating of such things.
    • a quick narrative of a particular or detached incident or incident of an appealing nature; a biographical incident; just one passing of personal life.
    • brief account of an incident (especially a biographical one)

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