speaking or writing only one language
Origin of monoglotClassical Greek monogl?ttos: see mono- and (poly)glot
a monoglot person
A person who knows only one language.
Knowing only one language; monolingual.
Origin of monoglotmono- (poly)glot
- a person capable of speaking only a single language
(comparative more monoglot, superlative most monoglot)
- capable of speaking only a single language
- He thought Britain was more monoglot than ever.