one-trick pony

noun

Definition of one-trick pony

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

First Known Use of one-trick pony

1980


ONE-TRICK PONY Defined for English Language Learners

one-trick pony

noun

Definition of one-trick pony for English Language Learners

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

  • : someone or something that has success only once


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