hagiographer hagiographer

Definition(s):

  • (n) the author of a worshipful or idealizing biography

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As hagiographer of Ireland's patron saint, Gogarty writes as one on holy ground, and it has taken most of the Elizabethan starch out of him.
  2. There should be no dismay, therefore, when Davies introduces as his hero an elderly hagiographer who has spent most of his life as a master at a Canadian boys' school.
  3. He doesn't have a single reliable journalistic hagiographer, though Reagan had a dozen.

News

  • The Tomb of Persian Poet Attar in Neyshabur

    Happy Attar Day!: April 14 is National Attar Day in Iran. Abu ?amid bin Abu Bakr Ibrahim (c. 1145 - c. 1221), better known by his pen-names Farid ud-Din and A??ar (";the perfumer";), was a Persian Muslim poet, theoretician of Sufism, and hagiographer from Neyshabur who had an immense and lasting influence on Persian poetry and Sufism.
    on April 14, 2014     Source: Payvand Iran News

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