monologize (third-person singular simple present monologizes, present participle monologizing, simple past and past participle monologized)
- (intransitive) To deliver a monologue.
- 1892, George Gissing, Denzil Quarrier, ch. 26:
- "No, Mr. Blenkinsop," he replied to the submissive curate, standing on his hearth-rug at full height and regarding the cornice as his habit was when he began to monologize—"no, I find it impossible to entertain such an accusation."
- (transitive, rare) To deliver in the form of a monologue.
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- Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.