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mon·o·logue

monologue

 
 
pronunciation:
ma n lawg [or] ma n log
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long speech or reading given by a single speaker.
The host usually begins this comedy show with a monologue.
similar words:
address, lecture, reading, sermon, speech
definition 2: a speech in a play given by an actor alone or as if alone on the stage.
Shakespeare's plays are famous for their monologues.
similar words:
speech
derivation: monologuist (monologist) (n.)
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The word monologue contains the following parts:
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.
mon, mono Greek root that means one, single, alone