a biography of yourself
A self-written biography; the story of one's own life.
a biography written by the subject of it; memoirs of one's life written by one's self
Origin: [Auto- + biography.]
An autobiography is a self-written account of the life of a person.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. 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
The life of a person written by himself or herself. (Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed)
The numerical value of autobiography in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of autobiography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else can be only a footnote.
I don't think anybody should write his autobiography until after he's dead.
I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.
Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
Autobiography is an unrivalled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
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Translations for autobiography
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- سيرة ذاتية, السيرة ذاتيةArabic
- autobiografiaCatalan, Valencian
- autobiografie, vlastní životopisCzech
- Autobiografie, AutobiographieGerman
- membiografio, aŭtobiografioEsperanto
- autobiografija, аутобиографијаSerbo-Croatian
- vlastný životopisSlovak
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