Definitions for monologueˈmɒn əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mon•o•logueˈmɒn əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg(n.)
a dramatic or comic piece spoken entirely by a single performer.
Ref: soliloquy (def. 1).
a prolonged talk or discourse by a single speaker.
any composition, as a poem, in which a single person speaks alone.
Origin of monologue:
1615–25; < F, on the model of dialoguedialogue ; cf. Gk monólogos speaking alone
mon•o•log•istˈmɒn əˌlɔ gɪst, -ˌlɒg ɪst, məˈnɒl ə dʒɪst; ˈmɒn əˌlɔ gɪst, -ˌlɒg ɪst(n.)mon•o•logu•ist
speech you make to yourself
a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)
a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
A type of art that consist of soliloquy, a long speech by one person.
A long series of comic stories and jokes as an entertainment.
A long, uninterrupted utterance that monopolizes a conversation.
To deliver a monologue.
Origin: Circa 1550, from circa 1500 monologue, modeled on dialogue, ultimately from or via μονολογος
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
a dramatic composition for a single performer
In theatre, a monologue is presented by a single character, most often to express their mental thoughts aloud, though sometimes also to directly address another character or the audience. Monologues are common across the range of dramatic media as well as in non-dramatic media such as poetry. Monologues share much in common with several other literary devices including soliloquies, apostrophes, and aside. There are, however, distinctions between each of these devices.
Translations for monologue
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a long speech by one person eg in a film, play etc.
- مونولوج: مُناجاة المَرء لِنَفْسِهArabic
- monólogoPortuguese (BR)
- der MonologGerman
- تک سخنگوییFarsi
- eintal; einræðaIcelandic
- 독백, 장광설Korean
- monolog, enetaleNorwegian
- تک سخنگوییPersian
- د يو كس خبرىPashto
- monolog; tek kişili konuşmaTurkish
- 獨白Chinese (Trad.)
- ڈرامائی خودکلامیUrdu
- kịch một vaiVietnamese
- 独白Chinese (Simp.)
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