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one–trick pony

noun

Simple Definition of one–trick pony

  • : someone or something that is skilled in only one area

  • : someone or something that has success only once

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of one–trick pony

  1. :  one that is skilled in only one area; also :  one that has success only once

1980

First Known Use of one–trick pony

1980


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