How to Pronounce monk?

Correct pronunciation for the word "monk" is [mˈʌnk], [mˈʌnk], [m_ˈʌ_n_k].

"Monk" in context

A monk is a person who lives a religiously dedicated life, following the rules of their particular religious order. Monks typically live in monasteries, often isolated from the outside world, in order to devote themselves to their practice of contemplation and prayer. Monks may observe either a strict or more relaxed version of monastic life, depending on their individual order. Some orders emphasize a daily routine of prayer and devotional worship, while others direct their energies more towards practical works of charity. Monastic life can involve abstinence, fasting, contemplation, and spiritual study.

Usage over time for monk:

This graph shows how "monk" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

11 words made out of letters MONK

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