hagiography[hag′ē äg′rə fē, hā′jē-]
- a book or writing, or an assemblage of these, about the lives of saints
- such books or writings as a field of study
Origin: hagio- plush -graphy
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
noun pl. hag·i·og·ra·phies
- Biography of saints.
- A worshipful or idealizing biography.
- hagˌi·ogˈraph·er noun
- hagˌi·o·graphˈic , hagˌi·o·graphˈi·cal adjective