American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Given to telling anecdotes.
- adj. Variant of anecdotal.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to anecdotes; consisting of or of the nature of anecdotes; anecdotal.
- Given to relating anecdotes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to, consisting of, or addicted to, anecdotes.
- adj. characterized by or given to telling anecdotes
- anecdote + -ic (Wiktionary)
“What may be termed the anecdotic literature of the Court is particularly rich and trivial, and this is only to be expected in a country where the monarchy and its representative are so forcibly and constantly brought home to the people's consciousness.”
“A.D. 106) was the author of _Stratagematicon Libri IV. _, a kind of anecdotic treatise on the Art of War; ÆLIANUS (time of the”
“A.D. 106) was the author of Stratagematicon Libri IV., a kind of anecdotic treatise on the Art.of War; AELIANUS (time of the Emperor Hadrian) and POLYAENUS the Macedonian (second century) were Greek writers on the Military Art. Though Milton does not name them in his tract, he doubtless had them in view among Military Books to be read.”
“This illustrates the artistic importance of Savoy, a crossrads and centre for exchanges which, far from restricting itself to a peripheral and anecdotic role, was genuinely one of the Meccas of European musical history.”
“Even of anecdotic history very little attaches to it.”
“The anecdotic history of John Gabriel Borkman is even scantier than that of Little Eyolf.”
“Not sure which info is more accurate but I am under the strong impresion that Rh- is as important in Africa as it is in West or South Asia, not merely anecdotic.”
“In part it was the “anecdotic side” to Johnson that made his work appealing: Weekley reported, for instance, that “[a] lady, who simperingly congratulated him on his omission of all indecent words from the Dictionary, was met with the truly Johnsonian retort: ‘So you have been looking for them, Madam?’””
“But besides this anecdotic aspect, the reelection of Uribe is bad news for Chavez.”
“On the anecdotic part, no mean was too small not to be used to discredit the independent universities proposal.”
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