from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who knows only one language.
- adj. Knowing only one language; monolingual.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a person capable of speaking only a single language
- adj. capable of speaking only a single language
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Speaking or using only one language.
- Written or published in only one language.
Hence reports that Mr. Cameron had asked Commission President José Manuel Barroso for a one-off concours, in English only, to help his monoglot island.
Welsh Labour's website has since dissappeared and reappeared even more monoglot than before, with only a few token words of Welsh thrown in.
Being as I always felt vaguely guilty about being a monoglot but never quite enough to learn another language, eh? it was impressed on me.
How would it make him a hypocrite if he were a monoglot?
The commitment to boycott Westminster would hardly cause a 'Sinn Feinner' like H.R. Jones to frown too much, and it's possible that demanding a monoglot Welsh speaking Wales would have been to his taste.
One could also consider that placing the Welsh language programmes on one special channel out of the sight of those unable to speak Welsh has helped to neutralize the inflammatory and divisive effect of the language on monoglot monoglot English speaking Welsh people.
There were also plans to establish a monoglot Welsh speaking channel for Wales.
For the directors of HTV such as Lord Harlech and Alun Talfan Davies, the plan to establish a monoglot Welsh language channel was a nuisance.
Apologies for my poor spelling on monoglot and polyglot (missing the "l" out).
The USA, for all its many, many faults is a vigorous essentially monoglot democracy - far more vigorous than the EU or even the UK.