Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: monk
IPA transcription: [m'ʌŋk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: monk, monastic
    Meaning: a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
Usage examples
  • 'Greeting, monk.
  • "The monk!" exclaimed Grimaud.
  • 'Curse the monk!' growled Wulf.
  • And he lifted up the prostrate monk.
  • But as you please--" the monk hesitated.
  • The monk pointed downward at Ludgate Hill.
  • The monk, with an extremely courteous, profound bow, announced:
  • "No, it is my duty now to conduct you to the elder," answered the monk.
  • So we will come to dinner. Thank the Father Superior," he said to the monk.
  • "I mean it would fall down," said the monk, looking wistfully into the void.