Definition of anecdote : a usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident.
adj. Unable to think clearly or infirm because of old age. [Latin anīlis, from anus, old woman.] a·nil′i·ty (ə-nĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
Definition of ana (Entry 2 of 5) 1 : a collection of the memorable sayings of a person. 2 : a collection of anecdotes or interesting information about a person or a place. ANA.
Anecdotes may be real or fictional; the anecdotal digression is a common feature of literary works and even oral anecdotes typically involve subtle exaggeration and dramatic shape designed to entertain the listener.
noun, plural an·ec·dotes or, for 2, an·ec·do·ta [an-ik-doh-tuh].
Definition of anecdotenn: a usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident.