Definition of hagiography noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hagiography

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhæɡiˈɒɡrəfi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhæɡiˈɑːɡrəfi//
 
(pl. hagiographies)[countable, uncountable](formal) Types of story
 
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a book about the life of a person that praises them too much; this style of writing See related entries: Types of story
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