monoglot

adjective

mono·​glot ˈmä-nə-ˌglät How to pronounce monoglot (audio)
monoglot noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Growing numbers of English-language courses have helped to entice monoglot Britons abroad. The Economist, 15 Feb. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

mono- + -glot (as in polyglot)

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of monoglot was in 1830

Dictionary Entries Near monoglot

Cite this Entry

“Monoglot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monoglot. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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