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 (bī′ə-grăf′ĭ-kəl) also bi·o·graph·ic (-grăf′ĭk)
1. Containing, consisting of, or relating to the facts or events in a person's life.
2. Of or relating to biography as a literary form.

bi′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪ kəl)

also bi`o•graph′ic,

1. of or pertaining to a person's life.
2. pertaining to or containing biography: a biographical dictionary.
bi`o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biographical - of or relating to or being biographybiographical - of or relating to or being biography; "biographical data"


[ˌbaɪəʊˈgræfɪkəl] ADJbiográfico


[ˌbaɪəˈgræfɪkəl] adj [detail, information] → biographique


[ˌbaɪəʊˈgræfɪkl] adjbiografico/a
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I have written the present volume because I have found no other that, to my mind, combines satisfactory accomplishment of these ends with a selection of authors sufficiently limited for clearness and with adequate accuracy and fulness of details, biographical and other.
And then, without rhyme or reason, all sceptical, my mind flew back to a small biographical note in the red-bound Who's Who, and I said to myself, "She was born in Cambridge, and she is twenty-seven years old.
The village paper published biographical sketches of the boys.
Why, there is more real life in one of Gilbert's patter-songs than in half the biographical novels ever written.
It was a very good article, vaguely biographical, for no one knew much of Cronshaw's early life, but delicate, tender, and picturesque.
Please send by return mail his photograph and biographical data.
In compliance with this custom--unquestionably a bad one --we subjoin a few biographical words, in relation to the party at Mr.
He mentioned the names and titles of all the guests, giving biographical sketches of the principal people.
Thus, of Melville's four most important books, three, 'Typee,' 'Omoo,' and 'White-Jacket,' are directly auto biographical, and 'Moby Dick' is partially so; while the less important 'Redburn' is between the two classes in this respect.
At every step he named some topographical or biographical detail that left nothing to be desired on the score of accuracy.
I propose that each member of this party now gives a short biographical sketch of himself or herself," said Hirst, sitting upright.
Thomas Carlyle, with his natural taste for what is manly and daring in character, has suffered no heroic trait in his favorites to drop from his biographical and historical pictures.