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autobiography

noun au·to·bi·og·ra·phy \ˌ-tə-bī-ˈä-grə-fē, -bē-\

: a biography written by the person it is about

Full Definition of AUTOBIOGRAPHY

:  the biography of a person narrated by himself or herself
au·to·bi·og·ra·pher \-fər\ noun
au·to·bio·graph·i·cal \-ˌbī-ə-ˈgra-fi-kəl\ also au·to·bio·graph·ic \-fik\ adjective
au·to·bio·graph·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Examples of AUTOBIOGRAPHY

  1. I read her autobiography last year.

First Known Use of AUTOBIOGRAPHY

1797

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody

Rhymes with AUTOBIOGRAPHY

AUTOBIOGRAPHER Defined for Kids

autobiography

noun au·to·bi·og·ra·phy \ˌ-tə-bī-ˈä-grə-fē\
plural au·to·bi·og·ra·phies

Definition of AUTOBIOGRAPHY for Kids

:  the biography of a person written by that person

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