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Meaning of MONOLOGUE

Pronunciation:  'mânu`log

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
  2. [n]  a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)
  3. [n]  speech you make to yourself
 

MONOLOGUE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: soliloquy
 
 See Also: actor's line, language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication, words

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mon"o*logue\, n. [F. monologue, Gr. ? speaking alone;
mo`nos alone, single, sole + ? speech, discourse, ? to speak.
See {Legend}.]
1. A speech uttered by a person alone; soliloquy; also, talk
   or discourse in company, in the strain of a soliloquy; as,
   an account in monologue. --Dryden.

2. A dramatic composition for a single performer.

 
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