biographical

or bi·o·graph·ic

[ bahy-uh-graf-i-kuh l or bahy-uh-graf-ik ]
/ ˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪ kəl or ˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to a person's life: He's gathering biographical data for his book on Milton.
pertaining to or containing biography: a biographical dictionary.

Origin of biographical

First recorded in 1730–40; biograph(y) + -ical

Related forms

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