Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “monologue”

See all translations

monologue

noun [C] uk ( US also monolog)   /ˈmɒn.əl.ɒɡ/ us    /ˈmɑː.nə.lɑːɡ/
a long speech by one person: disapproving He subjected me to a monologue on his last stay in hospital. a short play for one actor: Alan Bennett wrote a series of monologues called "Talking Heads".
Translations of “monologue”
in Spanish monólogo…
in French monologue…
in German der Monolog…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一個人的)滔滔不絕的話,長篇大論, 獨角戲…
in Russian монолог…
in Turkish tek taraflı konuşma, monolog…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一个人的)滔滔不绝的话,长篇大论, 独角戏…
in Polish monolog…
(Definition of monologue from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of monologue?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “monologue”

Definitions of “monologue” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More