so·​lil·​o·​quize sə-ˈli-lə-ˌkwīz How to pronounce soliloquize (audio)
soliloquized; soliloquizing

intransitive verb

: to utter a soliloquy : talk to oneself
soliloquizer noun

Examples of soliloquize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not just when Juicy soliloquizes across the proscenium or Tedra casts us some side-eye. Jesse Green, New York Times, 12 Apr. 2023 Not everyone can soliloquize like Gaga. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 Sep. 2022 Written by Vaiva Grainytė, scored by Lina Lapelytė and directed by Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė, the opera, which won the top prize at the 2019 Venice Biennale, unfolds over five hours as various performers soliloquize about the adversities of climate change. Los Angeles Times, 28 Aug. 2021 After all, no dentist is asked to soliloquize about how a tooth extraction reflects life choices. Zoe Hewitt, Variety, 24 Jan. 2022 One of which, thankfully, will involve Ahmed mournfully soliloquizing. Rebecca Keegan,, 17 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1759, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of soliloquize was in 1759

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“Soliloquize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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so·​lil·​o·​quize sə-ˈlil-ə-ˌkwīz How to pronounce soliloquize (audio)
soliloquized; soliloquizing
: to give a soliloquy : talk to oneself

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