[ mon uh nim ]
/ ˈmɒn ə nɪm /
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the name of a person who has or is known by only one name, usually a given name without a surname: Bajans know her as Robyn Fenty, but she is known in the rest of the world by her mononym, Rihanna.
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Origin of mononym
OTHER WORDS FROM mononymmo·non·y·mous [muh-non uh muhs], /məˈnɒn ə məs/, mon·o·nym·ic [mon uh-nim ik], /ˌmɒn əˈnɪm ɪk/, adjective
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How to use mononym in a sentence
Nonetheless, the pop provocateur that soap fans know by the mononym “Franco” has decided to unpack it.James Franco and Scott Haze on 'The Sound and the Fury' and Gawker 'Outing' Them As A 'Couple'|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for mononym
/ (ˈmɒnəʊˌnɪm) /
a person who is famous enough to be known only by one name, usually the first name
Word Origin for mononym
C20: from mono- + (epo) nym
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