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mon·o·gram

 (mŏn′ə-grăm′)
n.
A design composed of one or more letters, typically the initials of a name, used as an identifying mark.
tr.v. mon·o·grammed, mon·o·gram·ming, mon·o·grams also mon·o·gramed or mon·o·gram·ing
To mark with a design composed of one or more letters.

[Late Latin monogramma, from Late Greek monogrammon, from neuter of monogrammos, consisting of a single letter : Greek mono-, mono- + Greek gramma, letter; see -gram.]

mon′o·gram·mat′ic (-grə-măt′ĭk) adj.

monogram

(ˈmɒnəˌɡræm)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a design of one or more letters, esp initials, embroidered on clothing, printed on stationery, etc
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a design of one or more letters, esp initials, embroidered on clothing, printed on stationery, etc
vb, monograms, monogramming or monogrammed
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (tr; usually passive) to decorate (clothing, stationery, etc) with a monogram
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr; usually passive) to decorate (clothing, stationery, etc) with a monogram
[C17: from Late Latin monogramma, from Greek; see mono-, -gram]
monogrammatic adj

mon•o•gram

(ˈmɒn əˌgræm)

n., v. -grammed, -gram•ming. n.
1. a design consisting usu. of combined alphabetic letters, commonly one's initials.
v.t.
2. to decorate with a monogram.
[1600–10; < Late Latin monogramma, irreg. < Late Greek monógrammon. See mono-, -gram1]
mon`o•gram•mat′ic (-grəˈmæt ɪk) adj.

monogram, monography

Obsolete, a sketch or drawing in outline without color.
See also: Drawing
two or more letters, as initials, formed into a design to be placed on clothing, notepaper, etc., or as a crest. See also ornamentation. — monogrammatic, monogrammatical, adj.
See also: Writing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monogram - a graphic symbol consisting of 2 or more letters combined (usually your initials)monogram - a graphic symbol consisting of 2 or more letters combined (usually your initials); printed on stationery or embroidered on clothing
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Translations
إسْم مُتَشابِك الأحْرُف
monogram
monogram
Monogrammmonogrammieren
monogrammemonogrammer
monogrammonogramoz
nafndráttur
monograma
monogramma
monogram
monogramöz simge

monogram

[ˈmɒnəgræm] Nmonograma m, iniciales fpl

monogram

[ˈmɒnəgræm] nmonogramme m

monogram

nMonogramm nt

monogram

[ˈmɒnəˌgræm] nmonogramma m

monogram

(ˈmonəgrӕm) noun
a single design made up of several letters (often a person's initials).
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Personalization or monogramming has been used on embroideries for centuries.
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Monogramming is complimentary and must be placed online.