a collector or teller of .
pertaining to, resembling, or containing : an anecdotal history of jazz. (of the treatment of subject matter in representational art) pertaining to the relationship of figures or to the arrangement of elements in a scene so as to emphasize the story content of a subject. Compare (def 6). based on personal observation, case study reports, […]
a short account of a particular incident or event, especially of an interesting or amusing nature. a short, obscure historical or biographical account. Contemporary Examples Ribowsky is at his best making surprising connections from his heap of anecdotes and quotes. The Only Sportscaster That Mattered: New Biography of Howard Cosell Robert Lipsyte November 19, 2011 […]
. fond of telling . Historical Examples This, which is known as “Adab literature,” is anecdotic in style with much quotation of early poetry and proverb. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various That taste for story-telling—that anecdotic habit—is quite vulgar; nobody does it now. The Martins Of Cro’ Martin, Vol. I (of […]
(of a recording chamber, television studio, or the like) characterized by an unusually low degree of reverberation; echo-free. adjective having a low degree of reverberation of sound: an anechoic recording studio adj. 1948, in electronics, from an- (1) “not” + echoic.