semi-autobiography

noun
semi-au·​to·​bi·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌse-mē-ˌȯ-tə-bī-ˈä-grə-fē How to pronounce semi-autobiography (audio) , -bē-, ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \
variants: or less commonly semiautobiography
plural semi-autobiographies also semiautobiographies

Definition of semi-autobiography

: a work (such as a novel or film) that is partly autobiography and partly fiction : a fictionalized account of the author's life … this is Baltimore-based Levinson's semi-autobiography, telling of the Krychinsky family's path, off the boat and into the middle class, from idealism to reality.TV Guide

First Known Use of semi-autobiography

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Semi-autobiography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semi-autobiography. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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