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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

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

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