anecdotal


an·ec·dot·al

adjective \ˌa-nik-ˈdō-təl\

Definition of ANECDOTAL

1
a :  of, relating to, or consisting of anecdotes <an anecdotal biography>
b :  anecdotic 2 <my anecdotal uncle>
2
:  based on or consisting of reports or observations of usually unscientific observers <anecdotal evidence>
3
:  of, relating to, or being the depiction of a scene suggesting a story <anecdotal details>
an·ec·dot·al·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of ANECDOTAL

1747

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