Simple Definition of monologue
: a long speech given by a character in a story, movie, play, etc., or by a performer (such as a comedian)
: a long speech made by one person that prevents anyone else from talking
Full Definition of monologue
Examples of monologue in a sentence
The play begins with the main character's monologue.
The comedian is famous for his monologue about winning the lottery.
I stifled a yawn as she launched into a monologue about how she is going to become a famous star.
Variants of monologue
Origin of monologue
Middle French monologue, from mon- + -logue
First Known Use: 1549
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