anecdote

Part of speech: noun

A short story.

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Usage examples "anecdote":

  1. An anecdote of Peter Mignard is more singular. - "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)", Isaac D'Israeli.
  2. In illustration of its character an anecdote was related in my boyhood. - "Recollections of a Varied Life", George Cary Eggleston.
  3. There is an anecdote which seems to belong here. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.