monopolylogue

[ mon-uh-pol-i-lawg, -log ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈpɒl ɪˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg /

noun

a theatrical entertainment in which the same performer plays several parts or characters.

Nearby words

  1. monopolist,
  2. monopolistic,
  3. monopolistic competition,
  4. monopolize,
  5. monopoly,
  6. monopropellant,
  7. monoprotic,
  8. monopsony,
  9. monopteral,
  10. monopteron

Origin of monopolylogue

1815–25; mono- + poly- + -logue, as in monologue, dialogue

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Word Origin and History for monopolylogue

monopolylogue

n.

"entertainment in which one actor performs as many characters," 1824, from mono- + poly- + -logue.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper