mononymic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mononym +‎ -ic.

Adjective[edit]

mononymic ‎(comparative more mononymic, superlative most mononymic)

  1. Pertaining to a mononym.
  2. (not comparable) Having or known by a single name.
    • 2006, Jan Freeman, "Call him Saddam", Boston Globe, 17 November 2002:
      A few newspapers use courtesy titles - Mr. Black, Mr. Hussein - except when they're stymied by a mononymic celeb like Cher or Eminem.

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