Definitions

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  • adj. In the style of a memoir.

Etymologies

memoir +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Before this book, I wrote two memoirish novellas, a novel, and a book-length collection of short stories.

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  • The novel, which is narrated by a young man named Hayat, has a memoirish tone and multigenerational sweep, which has prompted comparisons to Khaled Hosseini's best seller "The Kite Runner."

    'Dervish' Whirls Into Publishing World

  • In looking over my life which unfortunately must be done when writing an embarrassing memoirish tome like the one you are reading, my hyperambition to succeed might well have been tied to this need for revenge.

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  • Mr. Breitbart said the book will also include memoirish elements and come out after the 2010 election.

    Drudge's Henchman Hits Big Time With Book

  • They talked for around an hour about her “wanting to write some memoirish piece about having lived a fair amount of her life on the Internet in her first years in New York; I was interested.”

    The Times Magazine Dapples Sunlight On Its Memoirist

  • However, given the sheer amount of memoirish fiction and fictional memoir that has been produced in the past decade, it's shocking, appalling and lots of other prudish, literary - ings, that the last even minor literary "breakthrough" on this front was A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius six or seven years ago.

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  • He doesn't get a lot of stage time, but has a couple of very significant scenes in this memoirish immigrant story.

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  • ERICA JONG has weighed in as an author who wrote a piece of memoirish fiction that was labeled fiction, unlike Frey's backward approach in which his fictionish memoir was labeled memoir.

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  • These detours might have been, as they often are in memoirish surveys like this one, potted histories: breaded, deep-fried, dead on the palate.

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  • He wrote a memoirish book about fathers and divorce.

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