Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Intermediate Dictionary
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
Show Word Parts
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
anecdote

an·ec·dote

anecdote

 
pronunciation:
ae nk dot
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a short tale about a funny or interesting event.
He kept us laughing with anecdotes about his youth.
synonyms:
narrative, story, tale
similar words:
joke, legend, sketch, yarn
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature