10 - Anecdote

Anecdote : Noun

  1. A short, interesting or funny story about a real person or event
  2. a personal account of an event



  1. This research is based on anecdote, not fact.(Oxford)
  2. He told one or two amusing anecdotes about his years as a policeman.(Cambridge)
  3. He told some funny anecdotes about famous people.(Cambridge)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • relate a small anecdote
  • strength of a legendary anecdote
  • a strange anecdote in his life