: done, performed, or controlled by one woman
a one-woman job/show/play/business

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There are some similarities between the two one-woman, three-man bands, from lead singer Aimee Allen’s Gwen Stefani-like stage presence to the energetic brand of ska-punk that both bands specialize in. Offstage, there’s also at least one other similarity. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 May 2023 Performed by Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye, the award-winning 90-minute one-woman stage play celebrates an unsung hero who became a catalyst for the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Leah Hunter, The Courier-Journal, 23 May 2023 The one-woman comedy show by Nicole Travolta (John Travolta‘s niece) tells the story of her love-hate relationship with credit cards. Steven Vargas, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2023 Jodie Comer in 'Prima Facie' on Broadway | Credit: Bronwen Sharp As a one-woman show, the play feels especially intimate. Lester Fabian Brathwaite,, 24 Apr. 2023 Elsewhere on Broadway, the one-woman play Prima Facie, starring Jodie Comer, played its first seven performances and brought in a strong $889,666, playing to a capacity of 98.4 percent. Caitlin Huston, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Apr. 2023 Nowadays, Joseph spreads the message of how to live an unmasked life in a one-woman show. Allie Caren, Washington Post, 13 Apr. 2023 As a one-woman team, Brown was also using her marketing background to do her own content creation for DomoINK. Jane Thier, Fortune, 9 Apr. 2023 But the Wildcats aren’t a one-woman show. Nancy Armour, USA TODAY, 21 Mar. 2023 See More

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“One-woman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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