[mon-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈmɒn ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
serving to admonish or warn; admonitory.
noun, plural monitories.
Also called monitory letter. a letter, as one from a bishop, containing a monition.
warning or admonishing: a monitory look
noun (pl) -ries
(rare) a letter containing a monition
late 15c., from Latin monitorius “admonishing,” from monitus, past participle of monere (see monitor (n.)).
[mon-i-tris] /ˈmɒn ɪ trɪs/ noun 1. a female student who helps keep order or assists a teacher in school. 2. a girl or woman who admonishes, especially with reference to conduct.
[muhngk] /mʌŋk/ noun 1. (in Christianity) a man who has withdrawn from the world for religious reasons, especially as a member of an order of cenobites living according to a particular rule and under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. 2. (in any religion) a man who is a member of a monastic order: a […]
[muhng-kuh-ree] /ˈmʌŋ kə ri/ noun, plural monkeries. Disparaging. 1. the mode of life, behavior, etc., of ; monastic life. 2. a monastery. 3. monkeries, the practices, beliefs, etc., of monks. /ˈmʌŋkərɪ/ noun (derogatory) (pl) -eries 1. monastic life or practices 2. a monastery or monks collectively
[muhng-kee] /ˈmʌŋ ki/ noun, plural monkeys. 1. any mammal of the order Primates, including the guenons, macaques, langurs, and capuchins, but excluding humans, the anthropoid apes, and, usually, the tarsier and prosimians. Compare , . 2. the fur of certain species of such long-haired animals. 3. a person likened to such an animal, as a […]