hagiographer definition

  • noun:
    • an individual who writes the biography of a saint
    • an individual who writes praising and flattering things about one (just as if that individual had been a saint)
    • one of several article authors associated with hagiographa; a writer of everyday lives of the saints.
    • among the authors regarding the Hagiographa; a writer of sacred publications; a writer of life of the saints.
    • mcdougal of a worshipful or idealizing biography

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