Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Anecdote"

The meaning of "Anecdote" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does anecdotes mean?
A: Little stories that are funny or interesting.
Q: What does anecdote mean?
A: A brief, short stories, interesting and amusing story about a real people of his experience and often narrated by the person himself. It usually not supported by any evidence and sometimes might just a hearsay.
Q: What does anecdote mean?
A: A short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
Q: What does anecdotes mean?
A: An anecdote is a short story about a real event or person. In the context given an anecdote would be a personal account rather than a scientific study.

Example sentences using "Anecdote"

Q: Please show me example sentences with anecdote.
A: Thank you!
Q: Please show me example sentences with anecdote.
A: He told a funny anecdote about his trip to Spain.
My new roommate and I hung out and shared anecdotes about our childhoods.
My grandfather is always telling anecdotes about his time as a jazz musician.

Q: Please show me example sentences with anecdote.
A: "The conversation took an hour because she kept sharing anecdotes about her recent vacation."

"Anecdotes help people remember things better. Use them when explaining something to someone."

"I don't want to hear anymore anecdotes from you. They're very boring."

Synonyms of "Anecdote" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between There is an anecdote that he has defeated the lion. and There is the anecdote that he has defeated the lion. ?
A: In the first sentence suggests that there might be more anecdotes, however there is one anecdote in which he defeated the lion.

In the second sentence the speaker refers to the anecdote in which he defeated the lion.

I hope that helps out :)?
Q: What is the difference between anecdote and narrative ?
A: An anecdote is a short story about an interesting or funny event or occurrence. Basically a side story.

Whilst a narrative is a story that is told or written.

Translations of "Anecdote"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Why do you say 'a short of anecdote' instead of 'a short anecdote?'
A: We actually do not say "a short of anecdote". We do say "a short anecdote".
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? anecdote
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How do you respond to an interesting anecdote besides ''that sounds interesting!''?
A: That was a very good read, and it really made me think/really got me thinking.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? anecdote
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? anecdote
A: anecdote

Other questions about "Anecdote"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce I prefer to hear your anecdotes..
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce the personal anecdotes.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce anecdote.
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Q: What does "This was an anecdote meant to serve that narrative."(in the last paragraph) mean?


Several news outlets published excerpts of Michael Wolff's new book about the Trump campaign and the White House. And almost every word of it is unbelievable.

Some of it, literally so.

In one passage from “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” Wolff recounts how Roger Ailes recommended former House speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) to serve as Trump's chief of staff. Trump's response, according to Wolff: “Who’s that?”

Never mind that Trump had golfed with Boehner in 2013 and mentioned him several times on the 2016 campaign trail. Using the Donald Trump Factbase, I found Trump mentioning Boehner on the campaign trail at least four times: April 10, 2016; Nov. 30, 2015; Oct. 14, 2015; and Sept. 25, 2015. He also tweeted about him on Oct. 8, 2015, and Sept. 25, 2015 — that last date being when Boehner resigned as speaker during the 2016 campaign.

Is it possible Trump misheard the name or momentarily forgot who Boehner was? Sure. He may have even meant the “Who's that?” as a slight to Boehner. But the impression Wolff seeks to leave is that Trump is a novice completely out of his element in the Oval Office. This was an anecdote meant to serve that narrative.
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A: The overall "big picture". So the anecdote is a small story to represent the whole thought or subject... in this case the subject is how he believes Trump is inferior, and any stories he uses to explain that would each be an anecdote.
Q: This is an anecdote that is related to the textbook.

I would like to tell some anecdote about my nephew at age of one year old now. His mother said that when he was about half-month old or earlier, he sometimes cried at seeing his mother if she changed her hair style or she took off her glasses. However, in a few months, she said that he became able to recognize her whenever her appearance.

When I heard this story from her, I remembered that the textbook said that babies can understand his/her parents' faces even though they are four months old. However, I realized that this doesn't mean that babies can perfectly recognize his/her parents at that age, but rather they can barely recognize parents potentially with his developing eyes and his spacial recognition skill. I understand that four-months-old babies facial recognition ability could be proven by "preferential looking", but it is not perfect. After that period, babies can mature his facial recognition skill before his one years old.
A: I would like to tell you an anecdote about my nephew, who is now one years old. His mother said that when he was about half a month old or earlier, he sometimes cried at seeing her if she changed her hair style or if she took her glasses off. However, a few months later, she said that he was able to recognize her whatever her appearance.

When I listened to her tell me this story. I remembered how the textbook said that babies can understand his/her parents' faces even if they are aged four months old. However, I realized that this doesn't mean that babies can perfectly recognize his/her parents at that age.
But rather they are able to recognize their parents, potentially with their developing eyes and their spacial recognition skill. I understand that a four-months-old babies facial recognition ability could be proven by "preferential looking", but it is not perfect. After that period, babies can mature their facial recognition skill before they are one years old.

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