noun Date: 1715 a writer of a biography

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Biographer — Bi*og ra*pher, n. One who writes an account or history of the life of a particular person; a writer of lives, as Plutarch. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biographer — 1715; see BIOGRAPHY (Cf. biography) + ER (Cf. er) (1). Earlier was biographist (1660s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • biographer — [bī äg′rə fər; ] also [ bēä′grə fər] n. a writer of a biography or biographies …   English World dictionary

  • biographer — UK [baɪˈɒɡrəfə(r)] / US [baɪˈɑɡrəfər] noun [countable] Word forms biographer : singular biographer plural biographers someone who writes a book describing someone else s life …   English dictionary

  • biographer — [[t]baɪɒ̱grəfə(r)[/t]] biographers N COUNT: oft with poss Someone s biographer is a person who writes an account of their life …   English dictionary

  • biographer — biography ► NOUN (pl. biographies) ▪ an account of a person s life written by someone else. DERIVATIVES biographer noun biographic adjective biographical adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • biographer — /buy og reuh feuhr, bee /, n. a writer of someone s biography. [1705 15; BIOGRAPH(Y) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • biographer — noun The writer of a biography …   Wiktionary

  • biographer — bi|og|ra|pher [baıˈɔgrəfə US ˈa:grəfər] n someone who writes a biography of someone else …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • biographer — bi|o|graph|er [ baı agrəfər ] noun count someone who writes a book describing someone else s life …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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