Definition of Anecdotists

1. Noun. (plural of anecdotist) ¹



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Definition of Anecdotists

1. anecdotist [n] - See also: anecdotist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anecdotists

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

Literary usage of Anecdotists

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1. Thoughts about Art by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1888)
"In conversation, Leslie belonged to the class of anecdotists. ... Perhaps it is as well that anecdotists should not predominate in society, ..."

2. Art and I by Charles Lewis Hind (1920)
"The Landscape men, here and there, edged brightly into popular favour, but it was the anecdotists—Leighton, Millais, Poyn- ter, Orchardson, Richmond, ..."

3. Social Life in Greece from Homer to Menander by John Pentland Mahaffy (1902)
"We are indebted to the invaluable Plutarch for having collected from numerous anecdotists these slighter touches in the portraits of the great Periclean ..."

4. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1899)
"The anecdotists speak very kindly of his practical jokes. Mohun was scarcely out of prison for his second homicide, when he went on Lord Macclesfield's ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... we know but snatches of idle gossip, or the inventions of disappointed anecdotists. All these personages are, however, the constituents of the Periclean ..."

6. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen (1898)
"The anecdotists speak very kindly of his practical )okes. Mohun was scarcely out of prison for his second homicide, when he went on Lord Macclesfield's ..."

7. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... Journalists, anecdotists, Satirists, in both Hemispheres, is, in every sense, a " Celebrated Trial," and belongs to Publishers of such. ..."

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