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factoid

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noun fac·toid \ˈfak-ˌtȯid\

Simple Definition of factoid

  • : a brief and usually unimportant fact

Full Definition of factoid

  1. 1 :  an invented fact believed to be true because it appears in print

  2. 2 :  a briefly stated and usually trivial fact

Examples of factoid

  1. The book is really just a collection of interesting factoids.



1973

First Known Use of factoid

1973


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