Definition of Monk, Thelonious in English:

Monk, Thelonious

proper noun

  • (1917–82), American jazz pianist and composer, one of the founders of the bebop style in the early 1940s; full name Thelonious Sphere Monk. Notable compositions: ‘Round Midnight’, ‘Straight, No Chaser’, and ‘Well, You Needn't’.

Pronunciation:

Monk, Thelonious

/mʌŋk/