Simple Definition of hagiography
: a book about someone's life that makes it seem better than it really is or was : a biography that praises someone too much
Full Definition of hagiography
1 : biography of saints or venerated persons
2 : idealizing or idolizing biography
Examples of hagiography
a hagiography about a famous politician
The book gives a good idea of his virtues without resorting to hagiography.
First Known Use of hagiography
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