Definition of anecdotalist in English:

anecdotalist

noun

  • See anecdotal

    • ‘She is a terrific anecdotalist, telling each story as if for the first time.’
    • ‘He's not an historian, he's not an archivist, he's not an anecdotalist.’
    • ‘One the most accomplished anecdotalists was Henry McKenzie, author of The Man of Feeling, who counted among his friends Robert Burns, a past master of cutting wit.’
    • ‘As one interviewer noted: ‘He's not a barrel of chuckles to talk to - not a anecdotalist like Ben Affleck.’’