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[bahy-og-ruh-fer, bee-] /baɪˈɒg rə fər, bi-/
a writer of someone's biography.
1705-15; biograph(y) + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples for biographer
  • But the biographer of today must beware of adopting the unripe formulas of any immature science.
  • The first illustration shows not the subject, but the biographer himself.
  • Her family was at her bedside when she died, according to her biographer.
  • It was true, among much else that was not, and this is the sort of thing to keep both biographer and reader alert.
  • Every serial killer, it seems, now has a biographer or two.
  • He plainly believed that it would be useful if his biographer were able to tidy up that loose end.
  • With a political career in mind, he cast about for a biographer to chronicle his exploits.
  • The biographer of a copious self-chronicler has a particular burden: the feeling that he might be serving up leftovers.
  • The particular challenge of the unauthorized biographer.
  • Perhaps this is why his account of my book is little more than an apologia for a fallen idol and his tardy biographer.

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