Definition of monotone adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɒnətəʊn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːnətoʊn//
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[only before noun] without any changes or differences in sound or colour He spoke in a monotone drawl. monotone engravings Word Originmid 17th cent.: from modern Latin monotonus, from late Greek monotonos.
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