from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The subject of a biography.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One about whom a biography is written; the subject of a biography.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of whom a biography is written.


biography +‎ -ee (Wiktionary)


  • He is a biographee in Marquis, "Who's Who in America" and in "Who's Who in the World".

    Questions and Truth : Coin Collecting News

  • The hope, obviously, is that a kind of chemical reaction between biographer and biographee will spark fresh illuminations of subjects who have already been exhaustively studied and written about.

    Dickens Our Contemporary

  • Who's Who of American Women entry - the information is provided by the biographee - lists under "educational information" her 1993 Ph.D. from Harvard, but is silent on her college degree from Northeastern.


  • And now I wonder what deep-down resentment the late Stephen Ambrose was nursing that motivated him to lie about his closeness to his biographee -

  • "We carefully studied and weighed the track record of community service rendered by each biographee.

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