one-man band

noun

Definition of one-man band

1 :a musician who plays several instruments during a solo performance
2 :a person who alone undertakes or is responsible for several tasks

First Known Use of one-man band

1875


ONE-MAN BAND Defined for English Language Learners

one-man band

noun

Definition of one-man band for English Language Learners

  • : a musician who plays several instruments at the same time

  • : a person who is responsible for or does several tasks alone


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