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war story

noun

: a story of a personal experience that usually involves danger, struggle, or adventure

Full Definition of WAR STORY

:  a story of a memorable personal experience typically involving an element of danger, hardship, or adventure <politicians swapping war stories from past campaigns>
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Examples of WAR STORY

  1. He liked to tell war stories from his life as a sea captain.
  2. We exchanged war stories about our time as interns at the same company.

First Known Use of WAR STORY

1839

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