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Friday July 25, 2014

Anecdote (AN-ik-doht)

An amusing or interesting true story

Usage Examples

  • The anecdote about how my parents met in the line of a public restroom is a family favorite.
  • Everyone loved the teacher because his lectures were full of funny anecdotes.

Word Usage Tip

The corresponding adjective is ANECDOTAL.

  • The author's anecdotal style of writing was his hallmark.

THINK... how can you use anecdote in a conversation today?


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