Definition of biographee in English:

biographee

noun

  • A person who is the subject of a biography.

    • ‘We have also learned that many of the featured biographees order personal copies to keep as a cherished record of their accomplishments.’
    • ‘This publication is issued at irregular intervals; the biographees themselves supplied the information.’
    • ‘The last index lists biographees by the fields of endeavor in which they are active, using subjects and combinations of subjects as headings.’
    • ‘As the first electrical engineer from Alberta, Norman Beaulieu has been selected as a biographee for the 2006-2007 edition to be released in September 2006.’
    • ‘Over 70 genealogical charts precede the alphabetical listing of biographees.’
    • ‘The unsigned essays are 2-5 pages long and usually include a small portrait photograph of the biographee and a brief bibliography at the end of the text.’
    • ‘They may be able to point to certain activities performed by the biographees in Who's Who.’
    • ‘Schuster segues into the novelist's conceit of placing herself into the subjective space of her biographees and this is both unconvincing and irritating.’
    • ‘For individual biography, the cataloger lists the name of the biographee as the first subject heading.’
    • ‘Because many of the biographees had more than one occupation or achieved fame in several areas, they are found under several rubrics.’
    • ‘Updates for existing biographees will not be accepted via this web site.’
    • ‘He has been a biographee of Canadian Who's Who since 1995, a biographee of Marquis Who's Who in America since 2000, and a biographee of Marquis Who's Who in American Education 2004.’
    • ‘If we want to read biography, however, we will decide which one to read on the basis of the specific biographee (and his/her gender, profession, time period, etc.) not on the basis of the genre itself.’
    • ‘Parker's Index is obviously in another tradition - it provides an entry into existing records by indexing the biographees.’
    • ‘For instance, one researcher has computed that 48 of the biographees cited their affiliation with Barnard College - probably a higher number than any other college.’
    • ‘The Genre field contains the genre and/or the subjects on which the biographee wrote.’
    • ‘The honour enjoyed by our biographees is rare and unique and those listed in our books have very definitely earned the right to be there.’
    • ‘And if the lepidopteran Scott has proved a difficult biographee to net, the even more fluttery Zelda is yet trickier to cabin and pin down.’
    • ‘Respecting the confidentiality of our biographees is always at the forefront of our employees’ thoughts and is our overall company philosophy.’
    • ‘Who Was Who contains details of over 100,000 deceased biographees and dates back over 100 years to 1897 and is no longer available to purchase in print in full.’

Pronunciation

biographee

/bʌɪɒɡrəˈfiː/