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MONOGAMY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does monogamy mean? 

MONOGAMY (noun)
  The noun MONOGAMY has 1 sense:

1. having only one spouse at a time

  Familiarity information: MONOGAMY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MONOGAMY (noun)


Sense 1monogamy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having only one spouse at a time

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

monogamousness; monogamy

Hypernyms ("monogamy" is a kind of...):

marriage; matrimony; spousal relationship; union; wedlock (the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "monogamy"):

monogyny (having only one wife at a time)

serial monogamy (a succession of short monogamous relationships (as by someone who undergoes multiple divorces))


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