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Definition a design based on alphabetic letters (usually a person's initials) — often printed on stationery or embroidered (made with sewing stiches) on clothing
  • I gave her a gift of monogrammed stationery.
monogrammed = decorated with a design based on the initials of her name
  • Some of his dress shirts had his initials on the sleeve. Others had his monogram on the breast pocket.
  • monogram = a design based on the initials of a name
  • He took his cap, with its gold monogram from, probably, some bank, and threw it in an arc right across the room onto the sofa,
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • monogram = design of alphabetic letters
  • It was just a jar of buttons, like the mismatched embroidered pillowcases and monogrammed napkins I tugged from the bins at the Goodwill.
    Sandra Cisneros  --  The House on Mango Street
  • monogrammed = with initials embroidered on them
  • It was on Cass's thick, monogrammed stationery with matching envelopes.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • monogrammed = imprinted with a design using her initials
  • Several narrow panels, orange and bearing the monogram "HR VIII" in gold letters, are lowered.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • Their shirts were monogrammed and their fingernails manicured.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Sweat was pouring off his face, and Tradd was wiping him dry with a white linen handkerchief monogrammed with his initials.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • He was holding out to her the tiny monogrammed square.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • A man with monogrammed shirts, a maid, a mansion, and all he wanted was to finger her belly button.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • "Have a cigarette," he said, holding out his silver monogrammed case.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon
  • The passenger seat was filled with books, heavy black volumes with gold monograms.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
  • The envelope was of paper as thick as bark; on the oblong yellow paper there was a huge monogram, and the letter smelt of agreeable scent.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • This caused an uproar in the huddle of news teams, a scatter shot of demands and questions that had Simpson sweating under his monogrammed shirt.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • Do you know that the United States is the only country in history that has ever used its own monogram as a symbol of depravity?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • There were two or three games and there was a beautiful little writing-case with a gold monogram on it and a gold pen and inkstand.
    Frances Hodgson Burnett  --  The Secret Garden
  • He had on another expensive three-piece suit with a French-cuffed monogrammed shirt.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • All my wedding silver has to be polished, the monogrammed table linen ought to be laundered!
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • Mama—a monogrammed suitcase from El Gallo for taking to the capital.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Like I was a piece of monogrammed luggage with his name stamped on me....
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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