soliloquy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (su-lil'u-kwē), [key]
— pl. -quies.
  1. an utterance or discourse by a person who is talking to himself or herself or is disregardful of or oblivious to any hearers present (often used as a device in drama to disclose a character's innermost thoughts): Hamlet's soliloquy begins with “To be or not to be.”
  2. the act of talking while or as if alone.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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