one-shot

adjective
\ˈwən-ˌshät \

Definition of one-shot 

1 : that is complete or effective through being done or used or applied only once there is no easy one-shot answer to the problem

2 : that is not followed by something else of the same kind a one-shot tax cut

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First Known Use of one-shot

1907, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of one-shot was in 1907

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one-shot

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of one-shot

: done or happening only once

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