What does biographer mean?

Definitions for biographer
baɪˈɒg rə fər, bi-bi·og·ra·pher

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. biographernoun

    someone who writes an account of a person's life


  1. biographernoun

    the writer of a biography

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Biographernoun

    A writer of lives; a relator not of the history of nations, but of the actions of particular persons.

    Etymology: βίος and γραφω.

    Our Grubstreet biographers watch for the death of a great man, like so many undertakers, on purpose to make a penny of him. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 35.


  1. biographer

    Biographers are authors who write an account of another person's life, while autobiographers are authors who write their own biography.


  1. biographer

    A biographer is a writer who researches and writes a detailed account or story of an individual's life, known as a biography. The biographer typically provides an in-depth analysis of the person's experiences, relationships, and significant events, often based on personal interviews, letters, diaries, and other firsthand resources.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Biographernoun

    one who writes an account or history of the life of a particular person; a writer of lives, as Plutarch

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of biographer in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of biographer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of biographer in a Sentence

  1. Dorothy Marcic:

    She really warmed up to me in between the second and third time I was there, when I decided to write the book, she was Chatty Cathy and so charming. And then, she started to figure out that I wasn’t going to be her biographer. It wasn’t a book about her and how wonderful she was. And by the fourth time, she just wasn’t nice to me at all.

  2. Jane Austen:

    The enthusiasm of a woman's love is even beyond the biographer's.

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