anecdote

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  • Info An anecdote is a short and amusing but serious account, which may depict a real/fake incident or character. more...
  • In each one of these days they produced many new songs and anecdotes.
  • He tells an anecdote about his children receiving this album as a present.
  • This anecdote was also made into a short film for management education.
  • It may be of use as an anecdote for the book you will write. Cited from The Castle Of The Shadows, by Alice Muriel Williamson
  • Years later, he admitted to a friend he made up that anecdote.
  • This is a long way from the anecdote or the tour de force.
  • He often included personal anecdotes in his reviews when he considered them relevant.
  • That book became the source of many historical anecdotes about Peter the Great.
  • This anecdote about a great American begins with a short account of his life and work. Cited from Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year, by E.C. Hartwell
  • One final word must be said about the introduction to the anecdote. Cited from The Art of Public Speaking, by Carnegie and Esenwein
  • A gentleman who heard the conversation afterwards told me the following anecdote. Cited from Recollections of Europe, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • The instrument referred to in this anecdote has been in my possession more than once. Cited from The Violin, by George Hart
  • Henry Adams said her books are a collection of anecdotes without much interest.
  • I shall give one anecdote to record the possible excellence of the art. Cited from Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3), by Isaac Disraeli
  • The anecdotes of her life are written in a journal-like manner.
  • Because he spent many years working construction, he often relays anecdotes about the people he worked with.
  • An anecdote came down from a class before my time which I think ought not to be lost. Cited from Autobiography of Seventy Years, Vol. 1-2, by George Hoar
  • The account he gives of the first is an anecdote; and what is his account of the second? Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X (of 12), by Burke
  • Several of their anecdotes were also about how other animators did their scenes.
  • It also feature anecdotes and famous episodes from the club's history.
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Words starting with anecdote

Synonyms of anecdote

Meaning of anecdote

  • noun Short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)