autobiographical

or au·to·bi·o·graph·ic

[ aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-i-kuh l or aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-ik; aw-toh- ]
/ ˌɔ təˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪ kəl or ˌɔ təˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪk; ˌɔ toʊ- /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. autoantibody,
  2. autoantigen,
  3. autobahn,
  4. autobio,
  5. autobiog,
  6. autobiography,
  7. autobiography of alice b. toklas, the,
  8. autobus,
  9. autocade,
  10. autocar

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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British Dictionary definitions for autobiographical

autobiographical

/ (ˌɔːtəˌbaɪəˈɡræfɪkəl) /

adjective

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

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