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.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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