Definitions for anecdotalˈæn ɪkˌdoʊt l, ˌæn ɪkˈdoʊt l

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•ec•do•talˈæn ɪkˌdoʊt l, ˌæn ɪkˈdoʊt l(adj.)

  1. pertaining to, resembling, or containing anecdotes.

  2. based on incidental observations or reports rather than systematic evaluation.

Origin of anecdotal:

1830–40

an`ec•do′tal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anecdotal(adj)

    having the character of an anecdote

    "anecdotal evidence"

  2. anecdotic, anecdotal, anecdotical(adj)

    characterized by or given to telling anecdotes

    "anecdotal conversation"; "an anecdotal history of jazz"; "he was at his anecdotic best"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. anecdotal(adjective)ˈæn ɪkˌdoʊt l, ˌæn ɪkˈdoʊt l

    based on unproven anecdotes

    anecdotal evidence

Wiktionary

  1. anecdotal(Adjective)

    Of the nature of or relating to an anecdote.

  2. anecdotal(Adjective)

    Containing or abounding in anecdotes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anecdotal(adj)

    pertaining to, or abounding with, anecdotes; as, anecdotal conversation

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