- the monologue at the beginning of the scene
:a dramatic sketch performed by one actor
:the routine of a stand-up comic
- The comedian's monologue about his family was hilarious.
:a literary composition written in the form of a soliloquy
- Her poems were monologues about unrequited love.
:a long speech monopolizing conversation
- I stifled a yawn as she continued her monologue about her vacation experiences.
\ same or mə-ˈnä-lə-jist, -gist\ noun