one–man

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adjective \ˈwən-ˈman\

Definition of one–man

  1. :  of or relating to just one individual: such asa :  consisting of only one individual a one–man committeeb (1) :  done, presented, or produced by only one individual a one–man stage play (2) :  featuring the work of a single artist (such as a painter) a one–man show of oilsc :  designed for or limited to one individual

First Known Use of one–man

1842


ONE–MAN Defined for English Language Learners

one-man

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adjective

Definition of one–man for English Language Learners

  • : done, performed, or controlled by one person

  • : designed for one person

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