semiautobiographical

[ sem-ee-aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-i-kuhl, sem-ahy- ]

adjective
  1. pertaining to or being a fictionalized account of an author's own life.

  2. pertaining to or being a work of fiction strongly influenced by events in an author's life.

Origin of semiautobiographical

1
First recorded in 1935–40; semi- + autobiographical

Words Nearby semiautobiographical

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