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or au·to·bi·o·graph·ic

[aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-i-kuh l or aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-ik; aw-toh-]
  1. 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.
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Origin of autobiographical

First recorded in 1820–30; auto-1 + biographical
Related formsau·to·bi·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·au·to·bi·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivenon·au·to·bi·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for autobiographic

Historical Examples of autobiographic

  • Here it is not difficult to recognise an autobiographic touch.

    William Morris

    Elizabeth Luther Cary

  • The Symphony is extremely subjective; indeed, autobiographic.

    Music: An Art and a Language

    Walter Raymond Spalding

  • Of course they are highly charged with autobiographic quality.

    French Classics

    William Cleaver Wilkinson

  • You ought to read the book, especially the autobiographic half.

  • Another point of resemblance between Byron and Mr. Miller is, that the underlying idea of their poetry is autobiographic.

British Dictionary definitions for autobiographic


  1. of or concerned with one's own life
  2. of or relating to an autobiography
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Derived Formsautobiographically, adverb
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