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
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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