[aw-tuh-bahy-og-ruh-fee, -bee-, aw-toh-]
- a history of a person's life written or told by that person.
Origin of autobiography
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Examples from the Web for autobiographer
Is the fourth dimension of Cobb as a novelist or as an autobiographer?When Winter Comes to Main Street
Grant Martin Overton
In her style, as in what she writes about, we must concede to the artist what we deny to the autobiographer.Story of My Life
It is, perhaps, a matter for felicitation that Mr. Kelly has been his own autobiographer.The Humors of Falconbridge
Jonathan F. Kelley
The autobiographer “complied with the order contained in her dying behest.”
She is found by the autobiographer alone in a deserted house.
- an account of a person's life written or otherwise recorded by that person
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Word Origin and History for autobiographer
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
A literary work about the writer's own life. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and Isak Dinesen's Out of Africa are autobiographical.
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