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  1. a person who practices or advocates monogamy.
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Origin of monogamist

First recorded in 1645–50; monogam(y) + -ist
Related formsmo·nog·a·mis·tic, adjective
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Related Words

partner, bride, roommate, spouse, companion, helpmate, mate, consort, monogamist, groom, bridegroom, hubby

Examples from the Web for monogamist

Historical Examples

  • A monogamist is one who believes in marriage with one person only.


    Elmer W. Cavins

  • Socially he is a monogamist, religiously he is a trinitarian.

  • Isaac was a monogamist, though Jacob, through the artifice of Laban, became a polygamist.

    Woman: Man's Equal

    Thomas Webster

  • Poverty brings one blessing in Turkey—the poor man is of necessity a monogamist.

British Dictionary definitions for monogamist


  1. a person who advocates or practises monogamy
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Derived Formsmonogamistic, adjective
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