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1.
a short account of a particular incident or event of an interesting or amusing nature.

To hear an anecdote in your dream, signifies that you will be surrounded by joyous and pleasure-seeking people.
He told us an anecdote of politicians he had once knew.
by btr'spnk January 03, 2008
 
2.
a short version of an interesting or humorous incident or a short often amusing story, especially about something someone has done.
she told one or two amusing anecdotes about her years as a BJ queen.
by harley April 03, 2005