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A motif of two or more letters, typically a person's initials, usually interwoven or otherwise combined in a decorative design, used as a logo or to identify a personal possession.
emblem, symbol, logo, badge, stamp, trademark, crest, insignia, coat of arms, escutcheon, seal, mark, figure, design, rune, logotype, logogram, monogram, hallmark, tag, motto, token, motif, colophon, ideogramView synonyms
- ‘There are numerous further examples of closely comparable enamels inscribed with these monograms.’
- ‘Many of the cases were personalized with monograms and scuffed by wear.’
- ‘Both spoons, in addition to the monogram, bear the incuse letter ‘m,’ which, it has been believed, signifies manufacture no later than 1875.’
- ‘For a touch of elegance and personalization, embellish the pocket with an embroidered monogram or crest.’
- ‘These yield an unearthly effect, especially since the artist has draped his monogram, suspended from a garland, across the top of the picture.’
- ‘Use strips of ribbon or braid to make a family monogram, or embroider it by hand or machine.’
- ‘Traditional monograms are created with the last name initial centered and larger than the other characters around it.’
- ‘I thought the Marc brand was beyond monograms - turns out I was wrong.’
- ‘A single first initial of your first name as a monogram has a casual, whimsical kind of feel.’
- ‘Her gaze very slowly lowered to the monogram on the needlework sample and she swallowed hard.’
- ‘Many couples include monograms or logos that are repeated other places in the wedding and reception as well.’
- ‘The maker's mark on the dishes is a distinctive monogram, clearly composed of the initials ‘RF’.’
- ‘Both cabinets include the discreet monogram of the painter E.J. Poynter in the third panel.’
- ‘These days, Childs sports a purple baseball cap with his monogram and the initials of his college fraternity, Omega Psi Phi, on it.’
- ‘The monogram EJP is positioned identically on both.’
- ‘Develop your own personal monogram for your art!’
- ‘My mother was obviously very concerned as to what her children's initials would look like when displayed as monograms on dressing-gowns and sets of luggage.’
- ‘Crucially for Fitzroy fans, it will prominently feature the FFC monogram.’
- ‘It is signed with a monogram, or perhaps a small drawing, which I will not even attempt to describe.’
- ‘At an initial glance, the calligraphic monogram looks like a flowery collection of decorative marks.’
Decorate with a monogram.‘monogrammed sheets’
- ‘The big trend for monogrammed tote bags will be big initials, printed across the whole side panel of the bag in big, bold colors.’
- ‘He's got the shoes-without-socks look just right and similarly, his monogrammed shirt - ‘DJ’ is stitched in small letters on the left collar - should be poncy but isn't.’
- ‘Her Portland, Oregon, home is full of the things she loves - peeling painted furniture, Mexican artifacts, architectural salvage, monogrammed French linens.’
- ‘His most prized possession, an obsolete can opener with the monogrammed initial ‘S,’ was still at Tatz's apartment along with his only change of socks.’
- ‘Other quick-change options include crocheted doilies, printed tea towels, monogrammed napkins, or hemmed fabric remnants.’
- ‘Everybody and their sister used to wear these back when many of us were in preppy Izod shirts, turtlenecks, and monogrammed sweaters.’
- ‘The front door was painted a creamy white, and had a bronze knocker entrenched in the center, monogrammed with the house's name.’
- ‘The main feature of each room is either a four-poster or half-tester bed, all adorned with inviting monogrammed white linen sheets and pillows.’
- ‘For example, we monogram pillowcases for regular customers.’
- ‘We ought really to have been wearing monogrammed bathrobes.’
- ‘The monogrammed towels and bathrobes are large and fluffy.’
- ‘Police obtained a search warrant for the doctor's home, where they seized several monogrammed shirts.’
- ‘Use your machine to monogram his initial on the tie.’
- ‘They wear blue jeans and work boots and shirts with their first names monogrammed above the pocket.’
- ‘Gliding around the courtroom in one of his deep-blue suits and white monogrammed shirts, Perri tells the jury that Aimes lied in his original statement to the police.’
- ‘They are monogrammed with the arms of Devon families - Cholwich impaling Duntz.’
- ‘I had a drawerful of the things, most of them with a neat J monogrammed in one corner.’
- ‘Last year I lost a lot of the ornaments, I just couldn't find them, as well as our monogrammed Christmas stockings.’
- ‘‘I'm going to the rest room,’ Kaitlyn announced, folding the monogrammed napkin back in place.’
- ‘Ciampa, who wears crisp monogrammed shirts and walks with an imperial gait, sticks to the role of advice giver in the old-school style.’
Late 17th century: from French monogramme, from late Latin monogramma, from Greek.
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