Dictionary.com

autobiographical

[ aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-i-kuhl, aw-toh- ]
/ ˌɔ təˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪ kəl, ˌɔ toʊ- /
Save This Word!

adjective
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.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also au·to·bi·o·graph·ic [aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-ik, aw-toh-] /ˌɔ təˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪk, ˌɔ toʊ-/ .

Origin of autobiographical

First recorded in 1820–30; auto-1 + biographical

OTHER WORDS FROM autobiographical

au·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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use autobiographical in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for autobiographical

autobiographical
/ (ˌɔːtəˌbaɪəˈɡræfɪkəl) /

adjective
of or concerned with one's own life
of or relating to an autobiography

Derived forms of autobiographical

autobiographically, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK