Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To utter or put into the form of a soliloquy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To perform a soliloquy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To utter a soliloquy; to talk to one's self.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To utter a soliloquy; talk to one's self. Also spelled soliloquise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. talk to oneself

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The novelcame to me this way–as if told by the various Wongs at a very long family therapy session, only without the therapist, and with license, it seems, to soliloquize.

    A Conversation with Gish Jen about The Love Wife

  • It was daring of Mr. Holroyd to take on a major writer, and for all his forcing of themes, the book thrives on sheer wit and, most important, on welcome asides, when he steps forward like a Shakespearean character to soliloquize about his modus operandi.

    The Biographers' Biographer

  • The warrior Coriolanus is perhaps the most opaque of Shakespeare's tragic heroes, rarely pausing to soliloquize or reveal the motives behind his prideful isolation from Roman society.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • He tried to soliloquize, to be facetious, to have his last grim laugh at life, but his lips made only incoherent sounds.

    JUST MEAT

  • This excites me; not only for the potential insights it will bring to dark matter; not only for the wealth of new jokes Sheldon will inevitably soliloquize about on the “Big Bang Theory.”

    CERN Celebrates, World Waits

  • I join the shadows on the wall / To watch with weary silver eyes / Poets who soliloquize …

    The Night Of the Solstice

  • But at a rally people don't just get to soliloquize like that without prior permission or prior tacit permission.

    McCain Supporter Rants About "Hooligan" Obama And "Socialist" Takeover -- And McCain Agrees

  • She had, therefore, no sooner formed the hasty conclusion, that the individual in question belonged to this obnoxious class, than she resumed her former occupation, and continued to soliloquize and apostrophize her absent handmaidens, without even appearing sensible of his presence.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • When it happens, take a moment to soliloquize if you need to, then pick up your editorial knife.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » The Trouble with Frosting

  • One could soliloquize at length about what the video below has to say about the way in which the notion of celebrity has come to dominate this election season.

    Barack Rollin

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