the one and only

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the one and only

used before the name of a famous person to say that there is no one else like that person
  • the one and only Elvis Presley

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : unquestionably the best : peerless

  2. : alone in a class or category : sole

  3. : having no brother or sister

  1. : as a single fact or instance and nothing more or different : merely

  2. : solely, exclusively

  3. : at the very least

  1. : with the restriction that : but

  2. : and yet : however

  3. : were it not that : except


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