- A person skilled in telling anecdotes
Derived forms: anecdotists
- Alfred – The ancient anecdotist further says that “the thing was not known until after Plautianus’s death.”
- George – The tales of her White chapel origin, and heading mobs wielding bludgeons, are absolutely false, traceable to scandalizing anecdotists like Mr. Rose Mackrell.
- William John – Rattenden was an amusing anecdotist and had amassed a prodigious amount of raw material for his craft.
- A man who was continuously firing off adages and axioms would be as terrible an infliction as the inveterate anecdotist or the everlasting pun-producer.
- The anecdotists speak very kindly of his practical jokes.
- “Tell us, tell us! delightful fabulist! valued anecdotist!” cried the friends.
- The anecdotist adds that from that day Wolfe declined in the favour and confidence of the Commander-in-Chief.
- In general, he was no joker, no anecdotist, and had but a feeble appreciation of droll sayings or humorous matters of any kind.