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plural bios
: a biography or biographical sketch


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Examples of bio in a Sentence

Noun you can read a bio of the author on her home page
Recent Examples on the Web
Then-Prince Charles was known to take ski holidays with his two sons in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and the 2004 adventure may have fallen during Harry’s gap year of travel, according to his royal bio. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 14 Nov. 2023 Oubre was born and raised in New Orleans but moved to the Houston area after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, according to his NBA bio. Tj Swigart, NBC News, 13 Nov. 2023 While his former bio focused on his work with the organization, the new bio closes on a personal note, mentioning that the Duke of Sussex lives in California with his wife Meghan Markle, their son Prince Archie, 4, and daughter Princess Lilibet, 2. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 30 Oct. 2023 Battle's complaint includes a problematic blurb from the top of Bing's search results for his name, which shows how Bing blended the other man's information into Battle's actual bio. Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 23 Oct. 2023 Imagine a profile where the photo, the voice on the other end of the phone, and even the funny bio were all cooked up by AI. Kurt Knutsson, Fox News, 20 Oct. 2023 Included in its brief bio on X is a link that directs users to an account on the messaging app Telegram. Chloe Taylor, Fortune, 18 Oct. 2023 In June, Breed proposed turning the Westfield mall, which sits on land owned in part by the San Francisco school district, into a bio lab, or possibly a soccer stadium. Nathan Heller, The New Yorker, 16 Oct. 2023 According to her Instagram bio, McKenna currently works as a preschool teacher and coach. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 11 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use


1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bio was in 1947

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Cite this Entry

“Bio.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition


combining form
: life
: living organisms or tissue

Combining form

from Greek bi-, bio- "life"

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