Definition of soliloquy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

soliloquy

noun
səˈlɪləkwi
 
; səˈlɪləkwi
 
[countable, uncountable] plural soliloquies
 
a speech in a play in which a character, who is alone on the stage, speaks his or her thoughts; the act of speaking thoughts in this way
Synonym
monologue
Hamlet's famous soliloquy, ‘To be or not to be…’the playwright's use of soliloquysoliloquize, -ise
səˈlɪləkwaɪz
 
; səˈlɪləkwaɪz
 
verb [intransitive]
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