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

Examples of monoglot in a Sentence

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


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

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Cite this Entry

“Monoglot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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