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MONOLOGUE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does monologue mean? 

MONOLOGUE (noun)
  The noun MONOLOGUE has 3 senses:

1. speech you make to yourself
2. a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)
3. a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor

  Familiarity information: MONOLOGUE used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


MONOLOGUE (noun)


Sense 1monologue [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Speech you make to yourself

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

monologue; soliloquy

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

language; oral communication; speech; speech communication; spoken communication; spoken language; voice communication ((language) communication by word of mouth)


Sense 2monologue [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

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

language; oral communication; speech; speech communication; spoken communication; spoken language; voice communication ((language) communication by word of mouth)


Sense 3monologue [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

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

actor's line; speech; words (words making up the dialogue of a play)


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