monologue : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n speech you make to yourself
- n a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)
- n a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
- Strom Thurmond's last stand against civil rights legislation took the form of a 24-hour long monologue in 1957, which set the record (still standing) for longest individual .
- Fallon's monologue was understandably nervous and unremarkable joke-wise, but there were glimmers of potential.
- Sometimes they involved his wife Miriam (to whom he was married for 60 years) or his pre-teen daughter Randy; his monologue about the 10-year-olds first training bra cued a .
- Jimmy Fallon in CNN International
I've been doing a monologue in my living room the last three years and it was embarrassing,Fallon joked at a news conference.
- Ellen DeGeneres in USA Today
I want to say I love my writers,DeGeneres said. "In honor of them today, I'm not going to do a monologue. I support them and hope that they get everything they're asking for. And I hope it works out soon."
- Jane Fonda in Reuters UK
I was asked to do a monologue called 'C***,' and I said, 'I don't think so. I've got enough problems,Fonda said. "Then I came to New York to see Eve and it changed my life."