Synonyms of anecdote
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storyA story is a description of imaginary people and events, which is written or told in order to entertain.
• a popular love story with a happy ending
taleromancenarrativerecordhistoryversionnovellegendchronicleyarn (informal)recitalnarrationurban mythurban legendfictional account
taleA tale is a story, often involving magic or exciting events.
• a collection of poems and folk tales
storynarrativeanecdoteaccountrelationnovellegendfictionromancesagashort storyyarn (informal)fablenarrationcontespiel (informal)urban mythurban legend
• Doug has a yarn or two to tell me about his trips into the bush.
Thesaurus for anecdote from the Collins English Thesaurus