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anecdote

an·ec·dote

anecdote

 
pronunciation:
ae nk dot
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a brief account of a notable or humorous incident.
She told some interesting anecdotes based on her travels in South America.He had us in stitches with anecdotes about his college days.The company's website posts anecdotes sent in by users of its products.
synonyms:
narrative, story, tale
similar words:
joke, legend, narration, reminiscence, shaggy dog story, sketch, yarn
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