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Anecdotal   Listen
adjective
Anecdotal  adj.  Pertaining to, or abounding with, anecdotes; as, anecdotal conversation.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Anecdotal" Quotes from Famous Books



... cats had often been present during anecdotal recitals of mine, but that, hitherto, I had paid no particular attention ...
— Novel Notes • Jerome K. Jerome

... brilliant scarfs; and slowly moving down the street, stopping occasionally to speak to the various clusters of men, there went the beneficent if somewhat untidy figure of the Catholic father, in whose company we had breakfasted, a fat, jolly, anecdotal inheritor of the mantle of some founder of the Missions. The sun took absolute and merciless possession of the street. You put your hand in your pocket for the smoked glass through which you observed the last eclipse. Everything seemed bleached,—the ...
— Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885 • Various

... Tragedy of a Comic Song" is essentially one of those productions in which the reader is expected to collaborate. The author has deliberately contrived certain voids of narrative; and his reader is expected to populate these anecdotal wastes. This is asking more than it is fair to ask of a Magazine Enthusiast. No genuine Magazine reader cares for the elusive or allusive style in fiction. "The Tragedy of a Comic Song" won't do for Bouverie Street, however well ...
— A Chair on The Boulevard • Leonard Merrick

... point became what is sometimes styled general, but was interrupted now and then, as one and another of the men dropped into the anecdotal tone, and thus secured undivided attention for a longer or shorter space according ...
— The Young Trawler • R.M. Ballantyne



Words linked to "Anecdotal" :   communicative, anecdotic, anecdote, anecdotical



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