Origin of monologue
OTHER WORDS FROM monologuemon·o·log·ic [mon-uh-loj-ik], /ˌmɒn əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, mon·o·log·i·cal, adjectivemon·o·log·ist [mon-uh-law-gist, -log-ist, muh-nol-uh-jist], /ˈmɒn əˌlɔ gɪst, -ˌlɒg ɪst, məˈnɒl ə dʒɪst/, mon·o·logu·ist [mon-uh-law-gist, -log-ist], /ˈmɒn əˌlɔ gɪst, -ˌlɒg ɪst/, noun
How to use monologue in a sentence
Into his 90s, he was still crisscrossing the globe, weaving Twain’s stories and quips into a peppery monologue about mankind’s pretensions and vices.Actor Hal Holbrook, indelible portrayer of Mark Twain, dies at 95|Adam Bernstein|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Most of the late-night TV hosts had a critical caveat when they delivered their monologues Wednesday night.
The monologist best known for concocting parts of his Apple exposé named his new play ‘Yes All Women.’The Redemption of Fabulist Mike Daisey|Melissa Leon|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Daisey is a monologist—he creates and performs theatrical monologues.The Conning of ‘This American Life’ Leads to an Embarrassing Retraction|Philip Bump|March 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No one answered and Molly began to wonder how long this strange girl would endure the part of a monologist at college.Molly Brown's Freshman Days|Nell Speed
The audience grasped it and the monologist established a reputation for originality.
Looked at as a monologist he might pass if sufficiently interpolated with ah-le-ee!I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
Lady Arthur is silenced, for she has not the slightest idea what a monologist is.A House-Party|Ouida
As "Spider" lit, the monologist shouted: "There goes another old friend of Alf's."