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monogram

noun mono·gram \ ˈmä-nə-ˌgram \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of monogram

:a sign of identity usually formed of the combined initials of a name

monogrammatic

play \ˌmä-nə-grə-ˈma-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of monogram

Late Latin monogramma, from Greek mon- + gramma letter — more at gram

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monogram

verb

Definition of monogram

monogrammed; monogramming
transitive verb
:to mark with a monogram

monogrammer

play \-ˌgra-mər\ noun

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First Known Use of monogram

1868

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MONOGRAM Defined for English Language Learners

monogram

noun

Definition of monogram for English Language Learners

  • : a symbol that has the first letters of a person's first, middle, and last names and that is put on towels, blankets, clothes, etc., as a decoration or to show ownership


MONOGRAM Defined for Kids

monogram

noun mono·gram \ ˈmä-nə-ˌgram \

Definition of monogram for Students

:a design usually made by combining two or more of a person's initials


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