monologue

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Monologue \Mon"o*logue\, noun [F. monologue, Gr. ? speaking alone; mo'nos alone, single, sole + lo'gos speech, discourse, le'gein to speak. See {Legend}.]

1. A speech uttered by a person alone; soliloquy; also, talk or discourse in company, in the strain of a soliloquy; as, an account in monologue. --Dryden.

2. A dramatic composition for a single performer.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

monologue

noun

1: speech you make to yourself [syn: {soliloquy}, {monologue}]

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


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