[ aw-toh-fik-shuhn ]

  1. a genre of novel or short story whose narrator or protagonist is understood to be the author, and which explores the author’s real-life story using the techniques and devices of fiction.

Origin of autofiction

First recorded in 1975–80; auto-1 + fiction

Words Nearby autofiction Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023