What does autobiography mean?

Definitions for autobiographyˌɔ tə baɪˈɒg rə fi, -bi-, ˌɔ toʊ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word autobiography.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. autobiography(noun)

    a biography of yourself


  1. autobiography(Noun)

    A self-written biography; the story of one's own life.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Autobiography(noun)

    a biography written by the subject of it; memoirs of one's life written by one's self

  2. Origin: [Auto- + biography.]


  1. Autobiography

    An autobiography is a self-written account of the life of a person.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Autobiography

    aw-to-bī-og′raf-i, n. the biography or life of a person written by himself.—n. Autobiog′rapher, one who writes his own life.—adjs. Autobiograph′ic, -al. [Gr. autos, one's self, bios, life, graphein, to write.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. autobiography

    1. Auto-intoxication. 2. Things which no one else will say about you, and which therefore you have to say of yourself.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Autobiography

    The life of a person written by himself or herself. (Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of autobiography in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of autobiography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko:

    A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else can be only a footnote.

  2. Samuel Goldwyn:

    I don't think anybody should write his autobiography until after he's dead.

  3. Samuel Goldwyn:

    I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.

  4. Philip Guedalla:

    Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.

  5. Philip Guedalla:

    Autobiography is an unrivalled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.

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