Simple Definition of memoir
memoirs : a written account in which someone (such as a famous performer or politician) describes past experiences
: a written account of someone or something that is usually based on personal knowledge of the subject
Full Definition of memoir
memoiristplay \-ist\ noun
Examples of memoir in a sentence
a retired politician who is writing his memoirs
He has written a memoir of his mother.
a memoir of Hollywood in the 1930s
Origin and Etymology of memoir
Middle French memoire, from memoire memory, from Latin memoria
First Known Use: 1571
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