Definition of Anecdotist

1. Noun. A person skilled in telling anecdotes.

Exact synonyms: Raconteur
Generic synonyms: Narrator, Storyteller, Teller
Specialized synonyms: Baron Munchausen, Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Von Munchhausen, Munchausen, Munchhausen
Derivative terms: Anecdote



Definition of Anecdotist

1. n. One who relates or collects anecdotes.

Definition of Anecdotist

1. Noun. One who relates anecdotes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anecdotist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anecdotist

anecdotae
anecdotage
anecdotages
anecdotal
anecdotal evidence
anecdotalism
anecdotalisms
anecdotalist
anecdotalists
anecdotally
anecdote
anecdotes
anecdotic
anecdotical
anecdotically
anecdotist (current term)
anecdotists
anecdotive
anecdoton
anecdotum
anechoic
anechoic chamber
anecic
anecophyte
anecophytes
anectasis
anectodical
anegre
anekantavada
anelace

Literary usage of Anecdotist

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1. The Papal Conclaves, as They Were and as They are by Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1876)
"Mortality of Cardinals in Conclave.—Strange Inconsistency of the anecdotist Cancellieri.—Superstition respecting the Duration of St. Peter's ..."

2. Twelfth Night: Or, What You Will by William Shakespeare, Henry Norman Hudson (1911)
"... the pompous old Controller of the Royal Household, of whom a seventeenth century anecdotist relates the following: The Lord Knollys in Queen Elizabeth's ..."

3. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1893)
"The Chetham Society may be congratulated on a substantial addition to the stores of the genealogist and the anecdotist, and on the ..."

4. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1899)
""When," said Spence,* the kind anecdotist whom Johnson despised—" When I was telling Lord Bolingbroke that Mr. Pope, on every catching and recovery of his ..."

5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"Joseph Spence 1699-1768 Joseph Spence, anecdotist, born at Kingsclere, Hants, 25th April 1699, from Winchester passed to New College, Oxford, ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"So charming a bit of ' sensation ' biography was far too valuable to be frowned sternly away by an anecdotist. Accordingly it is treated with a mock ..."

7. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen (1898)
"When," said Spence,* the kind anecdotist whom Johnson despised—-"when I was telling Lord Bolingbroke that ..."

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