ha·​gi·​og·​ra·​pher | \ ˌha-gē-ˈä-grə-fər How to pronounce hagiographer (audio) , ˌhā-, -jē-\

Definition of hagiographer

: a writer of hagiography

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Hansen is not a hagiographer, and parts of the book are unflattering and depart from official Cuban lore. Michael J. Bustamante, Washington Post, "Portrait of a young Castro, drawn from his personal archive," 5 July 2019

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1849, in the meaning defined above

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