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hagiographic

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adjective ha·gio·graph·ic \ˌha-gē-ə-ˈgra-fik, ˌhā-, -jē-\

Definition of hagiographic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being hagiography; especially :  excessively flattering <a hagiographic biography>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the Hagiographa



Examples of hagiographic

  1. <a hagiographic portrait of one of the pioneers of the automotive age>



1819

First Known Use of hagiographic

1819

Variants of hagiographic

also ha·gio·graph·i·cal play \-fi-kəl\

Rhymes with hagiographic


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