[ sem-ee-aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-i-kuh l, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˌɔ təˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ- /


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

Origin of semiautobiographical

First recorded in 1935–40; semi- + autobiographical Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019