Definition of "autobiography" []

  • The biography of a person written by that person. (noun)
  • An account of a person's life written or otherwise recorded by that person (noun)

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Use "autobiography" in a sentence
  • "Stephen Fry reading his autobiography is a favourite."
  • "This autobiography is the unrepentant rant of a violent sex offender, Nathan McCall, who participated in gang rape and violent assaults and shows no remorse but instead pride."
  • "In "Vivre Dans le Feu: Confessions" Éditions Robert Laffont, or "Living in Fire: Confessions," Mr. Todorov has organized extracts from nine volumes of her letters, notes and diaries into what he calls the autobiography she never wrote."