Sentence for anecdote | Use anecdote in a sentence

Sentences for anecdote. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use anecdote in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for anecdote.

  • The anecdote was humorous. (8)
  • And then he told an anecdote of Papa. (10)
  • When stirred, he bubbled with anecdote. (10)
  • Aunt Bel led from the theme by a lively anecdote. (10)
  • Duchess Susan fanned herself to assist her digestion of the anecdote. (10)
  • The anecdote was of the character of an apologue, and pertained to game. (10)
  • His boldly romantic appearance and happy faculty of anecdote delighted Letitia. (12)
  • Adrian had beside him the demure one who had stopped the circulation of his anecdote. (10)
  • But if the anecdote had supported him, Sullivan Smith would have let the expletive rest. (10)
  • Vernon was brief, Corney had not let fly a single anecdote, he said, and lighted his candle. (10)
  • Or I get a pencilled note from the benches of the House, with an anecdote, or news of a Division. (10)
  • Whitmonby was favoured with an anecdote, to be read as an apologue by the light of subsequent events. (10)
  • A year, at the most two years, later you might have tramped all that country over and not heard one anecdote. (2)
  • They could describe an entertainment with accuracy, relate an anecdote with humour, and laugh at their acquaintance with spirit. (4)
  • A hint of an anecdote interested and enriched the stores of Mrs. Pagnell, so she capped it and partook of the infusion ruefully. (10)
  • The fat man did not answer; he had begun an anecdote, and in his broad expanse of face his tiny mouth writhed like a caterpillar. (8)
  • The anecdote offers an illustration of character, or records a moment of action; the novella embodies a drama and develops a type. (9)
  • Now and then at these times he brought out a faded Italian anecdote, faintly smelling of civet, and threadbare in its ancient texture. (9)
  • His remarks brought on him a shrewd cut from the Countess, which made matters worse; for a pun may also breed puns, as doth an anecdote. (10)
  • An anecdote of immediate diversion was wanted, expected: and Fenellan sat stupidly speculating upon whether the doctor knew of a cupboard locked. (10)
  • When the rain of tears would subside for a moment, one would relate an anecdote or childish reminiscence of him, and provoke a more violent outburst. (10)

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Definition of anecdote:

  • anecdote, an’ek-dt, n. an incident of private life: a short story. | n. an’ecdotage, anecdotes collectively: garrulous old age. | adjs. an’ecdotal, anecdot’ical, in the form of an anecdote. (0)

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