Definition of Monk, Thelonious in English:

Monk, Thelonious

proper noun

  • (1917–82), US jazz pianist and composer; a founder 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

/məNGk/