Anecdote








Main Entry: an·ec·dote

Pronunciation: 'a-nik-"dOt
Function: noun

Etymology: French, from Greek anekdota unpublished items, from neuter plural of anekdotos unpublished, from a- + ekdidonai to publish, from ex out + didonai to give

Date: circa 1721
: a usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident