anecdotage

noun
an·​ec·​dot·​age | \ ˈa-nik-ˌdō-tij How to pronounce anecdotage (audio) \

Definition of anecdotage

1 : garrulous old age
2 : the telling of anecdotes also : anecdotes

Examples of anecdotage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After his initial campaign trip to New Hampshire, Biden was warned by his aides not to wallow in his anecdotage. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 19 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of anecdotage

1798, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Anecdotage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anecdotage. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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