memoirs

(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
autobiography, biography, diary, life story, reminiscences, recollections, journal, chronicle, history, *bio. ''When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad ones you did do.''—Will Rogers.

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  • memoirs — an account written by a public figure of their life and experiences. → memoir memoirs the proceedings of a learned society. → memoir …   English new terms dictionary

  • memoirs — (n.) personal record of events, 1650s, plural of MEMOIR (Cf. memoir) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Memoirs — (Commines)    Although particularly useful as a source for fifteenthcentury French and Burgundian history, the Memoirs of Philippe de Commines (or Commynes), a Burgundian nobleman, are also an important source for English politics and Anglo… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • memoirs — n reminiscences, recollections, memories, autobiography, life story, diary, diaries, chronicles, annals, journals, records, confessions, experiences * * * When someone writes their memoirs, they write a book about people and events that they… …   Useful english dictionary

  • memoirs — n. to publish; write one s memoirs * * * write one s memoirs to publish …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Memoirs — Memoir Mem oir, or pl. Memoirs Mem oirs, n. [F. m[ e]moire, m., memorandum, fr. m[ e]moire, f., memory, L. memoria. See {Memory}.] 1. A memorial account; a history composed from personal experience and memory; an account of transactions or events …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • memoirs — noun /ˈmɛmˌwɑrz/ an autobiography , I never finished reading the memoirs of Bill Clinton …   Wiktionary

  • memoirs — memwÉ‘rs / wɑːs n. recorded memories, autobiography, account of one s personal life and experiences mem·oir || memwÉ‘r / ɑː n. life story, autobiography, biography; record of events written by a person having an intimate knowledge of them… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • memoirs — [ˈmemˌwɑːz] noun [plural] a book that someone famous writes about their own experiences …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • memoirs —   Puke ho omana o …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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