Associations to the word «Monk»

Wiktionary

MONK, noun. A male member of a monastic order who has devoted his life for religious service.
MONK, noun. In earlier usage, an eremite or hermit devoted to solitude, as opposed to a cenobite, who lived communally.
MONK, noun. (slang) A male who leads an isolated life; a loner, a hermit.
MONK, noun. (slang) An unmarried man who does not have sexual relationships.
MONK, noun. (slang) A judge.
MONK, noun. (printing) A blotch or spot of ink on a printed page, caused by the ink not being properly distributed; distinguished from a friar, or white spot caused by a deficiency of ink.
MONK, noun. A piece of tinder made of agaric, used in firing the powder hose or train of a mine.
MONK, noun. A South American monkey (Pithecia monachus); also applied to other species, as Cebus xanthocephalus.
MONK, noun. The European bullfinch.
MONK BAT, noun. Molossus nasutus, a South American and West Indian bat.
MONK PARAKEET, noun. Myiopsitta monachus, a parrot of South America.
MONK SEAL, noun. A seal of the genus Monachus.
MONK VULTURE, noun. Alternative term for Eurasian black vulture
MONK VULTURES, noun. Plural of monk vulture

Dictionary definition

MONK, noun. A male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work.
MONK, noun. United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982).

Wise words

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