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anecdotage

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[ an-ik-doh-tij ]
/ ˈæn ɪkˌdoʊ tɪdʒ /
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noun
anecdotes collectively.
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Origin of anecdotage

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First recorded in 1815–25; anecdote + -age

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Other definitions for anecdotage (2 of 2)

anecdotage2
[ an-ik-doh-tij ]
/ ˈæn ɪkˌdoʊ tɪdʒ /

noun Facetious.
the state of being advanced in age and strongly inclined to tell reminiscent anecdotes: Grandfather is in his anecdotage.

Origin of anecdotage

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1815–25; blend of anecdote and dotage
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British Dictionary definitions for anecdotage

anecdotage
/ (ˈænɪkˌdəʊtɪdʒ) /

noun
anecdotes collectively
jocular talkative or garrulous old age

Word Origin for anecdotage

from anecdote + -age, with play on dotage
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