Definition of monish in English:

monish

(also monished)

verb

rare, literary, archaic
  • 1with object Chiefly Ecclesiastical Law. To warn by a monition; = "monition".

  • 2no object To admonish; to give counsel, warning, or criticism.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Either aphetic from admonish, or from Anglo-Norman and Old French monester.

Pronunciation

monish

/ˈmɒnɪʃ/