A film biography of Adlai Stevenson; an oral biography.
A career entirely devoted to biography.
An example of biography is a book about the story of President Obama's life.
There are many biographies of Benjamin Franklin.
Other Word Forms
Origin of biography
- Late Greek biographiā Greek bio- bio- Greek -graphiā -graphy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From modern Latin biographia, formed from Ancient Greek βίος (bios, “life”) + γράφω (graphō, “write”).