autobiography NOUN (pl. autobiographies) an account of a person's life written by that person.
DERIVATIVES autobiographer noun autobiographic adjective autobiographical adjective.

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  • Autobiographical — Autobiographic Au to*bi o*graph ic, Autobiographical Au to*bi o*graph ic*al, a. Pertaining to, or containing, autobiography; as, an autobiographical sketch. Such traits of the autobiographic sort. Carlyle. {Au to*bi o*graph ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • autobiographical — autobiographically, adv. /aw teuh buy euh graf i keuhl, aw toh /, adj. marked by or dealing with one s own experiences or life history; of or in the manner of an autobiography: autobiographical material; an autobiographical novel. Also,… …   Universalium

  • autobiographical — [[t]ɔ͟ːtoʊbaɪəgræ̱fɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED An autobiographical piece of writing relates to events in the life of the person who has written it. ...a highly autobiographical novel of a woman s search for identity …   English dictionary

  • autobiographical — adjective 1. of or relating to or characteristic of an autobiographer he seldom suppressed his autobiographical tendencies • Syn: ↑autobiographic • Pertains to noun: ↑autobiographer (for: ↑autobiographic), ↑autob …   Useful english dictionary

  • autobiographical — adj. Autobiographical is used with these nouns: ↑account, ↑narrative, ↑novel, ↑poem, ↑work, ↑writing …   Collocations dictionary

  • autobiographical — au|to|bi|o|graph|i|cal [ ,ɔtoubaıə græfıkl ] adjective relating to someone s life or autobiography: Her first novel was largely autobiographical …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • autobiographical — UK [ˌɔːtəʊbaɪəˈɡræfɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌɔtoʊbaɪəˈɡræfɪk(ə)l] adjective relating to someone s life or autobiography Her first novel was largely autobiographical …   English dictionary

  • autobiographical — adjective see autobiography …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • autobiographical — adjective /ˌɑtoʊˌbaɪəˈɡræfəkəl,ɔː.tɘʊˈbaɪ.əˌɡɹæf.ɪk.əl/ Of or relating to a persons life or an account of a persons life, as told by the subject. See Also: autobiography, biographical …   Wiktionary

  • autobiographical — adj. pertaining to or resembling an autobiography (account of a person s life written by himself) …   English contemporary dictionary