au·​to·​bio ¦ȯ-(ˌ)tō-¦bī-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce autobio (audio)
plural autobios
US, informal
: autobiography
Celebrity autobios look strong for fall …Ginger Curwen, American Bookseller, July 1986
Indeed, it seems as though most of the women in comics have at least experimented with autobio.Arie Kaplan, From Krakow to Krypton, 2008

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of autobio was in 1904

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“Autobio.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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