monologue

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Circa 1550, from circa 1500 Middle French monologue, modeled on dialogue, ultimately from Ancient Greek or via Byzantine Greek μονόλογος (monologos, speaking alone)

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monologue (plural monologues)

  1. (drama) A type of art that consist of soliloquy, a long speech by one person.
  2. (comedy) A long series of comic stories and jokes as an entertainment.
  3. A long, uninterrupted utterance that monopolizes a conversation.

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monologue (third-person singular simple present monologues, present participle monologuing, simple past and past participle monologued)

  1. To deliver a monologue.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Modeled on dialogue, ultimately from Ancient Greek or via Byzantine Greek μονολογος (monologos, speaking alone)

Noun[edit]

monologue m (plural monologues)

  1. monologue

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monologue

  1. first-person singular present indicative of monologuer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of monologuer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of monologuer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of monologuer
  5. second-person singular imperative of monologuer