Hagiographer Ha`gi*og"ra*pher (-f[~e]r), n. One of the writers of the hagiographa; a writer of lives of the saints. --Shipley. [1913 Webster]

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  • hagiographer — [hag΄ē äg′rə fər, hā΄jēäg′rə fər] n. 1. any of the authors of the Hagiographa 2. a biographer of a saint or saints …   English World dictionary

  • hagiographer — noun Date: 1849 a writer of hagiography …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hagiographer — /hag ee og reuh feuhr, hay jee /, n. 1. one of the writers of the Hagiographa. 2. a writer of lives of the saints; hagiologist. Also, hagiographist. [1650 60; < Gk hagiógraph(os) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hagiographer — noun /ˌheɪdʒiˈɑɡrəfər/ a) someone who writes the biography of a saint b) someone who writes praising and flattering things about a person (as if that person were a saint) See Also: hagiography …   Wiktionary

  • hagiographer — n. one of the authors of of the Hagiographa (section of the Old Testament); one who writes about the lives of saints …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hagiographer — [ˌhagɪ ɒgrəfə] noun 1》 a writer of a hagiography. 2》 Theology a writer of any of the Hagiographa …   English new terms dictionary

  • hagiographer — hag·i·og·ra·pher …   English syllables

  • hagiographer — hag•i•og•ra•pher [[t]ˌhæg iˈɒg rə fər, ˌheɪ dʒi [/t]] also hag i•og′ra•phist n. 1) rel one of the writers of the Hagiographa 2) rel a writer of lives of the saints; hagiologist • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • hagiographer — /hægiˈɒgrəfə/ (say hagee ogruhfuh), /heɪdʒi / (say hayjee ) noun a writer of lives of the saints; a hagiologist. Also, hagiographist …   Australian English dictionary

  • hagiographer — n. 1 a writer of the lives of saints. 2 a writer of any of the Hagiographa …   Useful english dictionary

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