monodrama

[ mon-uh-drah-muh, -dram-uh ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌdrɑ mə, -ˌdræm ə /

noun

a dramatic piece for only one performer.

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Origin of monodrama

First recorded in 1785–95; mono- + drama

OTHER WORDS FROM monodrama

mon·o·dra·mat·ic [mon-uh-druh-mat-ik] /ˌmɒn ə drəˈmæt ɪk/, adjectivemon·o·dram·a·tist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for monodrama

monodrama
/ (ˈmɒnəʊˌdrɑːmə) /

noun

a play or other dramatic piece for a single performer

Derived forms of monodrama

monodramatic, adjective
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