Definition of factoid noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfæktɔɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæktɔɪd//
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  1. 1something that is widely accepted as a fact, although it is probably not true
  2. 2a small piece of interesting information, especially about something that is not very important Here's a pop factoid for you.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: factoid