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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A short, interesting, and amusing story.

Usage examples (34)
  • Stacy always had an anecdote to share with her friends.
  • Jeep33, the term anecdote means a brief account of a specific incident.
  • If so, this anecdote is an excellent argument for the venerable, oft-derided doctrine of contributory negligence.
  • One short anecdote from the novel might sum it up: for more
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