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Definition of hagiography noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hagiography

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌhæɡiˈɑɡrəfi//
 
, NAmE//ˌheɪɡiˈɑɡrəfi//
 
, NAmE//ˌheɪdʒiˈɑɡrəfi//
 
(pl. hagiographies) [countable, uncountable] (formal)
 
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a book about the life of a person that praises them too much; this style of writing
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hagiography