autobiography

noun au·to·bi·og·ra·phy \ ˌȯ-tə-bī-ˈä-grə-fē , -bē- \
|Updated on: 19 Jul 2018
: the biography of a person narrated by himself or herself

autobiographer

play \-fər\ noun

autobiographical

play \-ˌbī-ə-ˈgra-fi-kəl\ or less commonly autobiographic play \-fik\ adjective

autobiographically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of autobiography in a Sentence

  1. I read her autobiography last year.

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First Known Use of autobiography

1797

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY Defined for English Language Learners

autobiography

  • : a biography written by the person it is about


AUTOBIOGRAPHY Defined for Kids

autobiography

noun au·to·bi·og·ra·phy \ ˌȯ-tə-bī-ˈä-grə-fē \
plural autobiographies
: the biography of a person written by that person


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