one-man


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one-man

(wŭn′măn′)
adj.
1. Consisting of, featuring, or controlled by one man: a one-man band; a one-man show at the art gallery.
2. Designed for or restricted to one person: a one-man tent.
3. Emotionally attached to or romantically involved with one man only.

one-man

adj
consisting of or done by or for one man: a one-man band; a one-man show.

one′-man`



adj.
1. of or pertaining to, or operated, performed, or used by one person: a one-man office.
2. forming attachments to or involvements with one man only: a one-man dog.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.one-man - designed for or restricted to a single person; "a one-man show"; "a one-person tent"; "Sarah Silverman's hilarious one-woman show"
single - existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual; "upon the hill stood a single tower"; "had but a single thought which was to escape"; "a single survivor"; "a single serving"; "a single lens"; "a single thickness"
Translations

one-man

[ˈwʌnˈmæn]
A. ADJ
1. (= solo) → individual; [job] → para una sola persona; [business] → llevado por una sola persona
2. (= monogamous) she's a one-man womanes (una) mujer de un solo hombre
B. CPD one-man band N (Mus) → hombre m orquesta
it's a one-man band (fig) → lo hace todo uno solo
one-man exhibition, one-man show Nexposición f individual

one-man

[ˈwʌnˈmæn] adj (business) → gestito/a da una sola persona; (art exhibition) → personale; (boat) → a un posto
one-man show → recital m inv
she's a one-man woman → è tendenzialmente monogama, è una donna fedele
References in classic literature ?
Like that, it was a one-man machine, but it was built very lightly of steel and cane and chemical silk, with a transverse engine, and a flapping sidewing.
It consisted of forty airships, carrying all together nearly four hundred one-man flying-machines upon their flanks, and for some time it flew slowly and at a minimum distance of perhaps a dozen miles from the Germans, eastward across their front.
The flat Asiatic airships kept high above the Germans and behind them, and fired unanswered bullets into their gas-chambers and upon their flanks--the one-man flying-machines hovered and alighted like a swarm of attacking bees.
The space vacated reluctantly by the army was filled by the efforts of an extremely motivated group of politicians who swiftly returned to their political Islamist roots and, naturally, to their radical Islamist ideals, to establish first a one-party regime and then a one-man regime.
It is now 20 years since Britain's favourite publican embarked on his one-man mission "holding back the tide of bottled beer and ninny state nonsense.
WAYNE ROONEY scored on his comeback to back up Sir Alex Ferguson's claim that United are not a one-man team.
The Empire Theatre in Consett is set to host an evening of murder mystery tomorrow with his one-man musical show, Monopolise.
AUDIENCES will be transported to a galaxy far, far, away tomorrow when the critically-acclaimed One-Man Star Wars Trilogy comes to Wales.
He surely has brought this council into disrepute by being a one-man operation, so we are led to believe.
One Man Star Wars Trilogy, Grand Theatre, Swansea, Saturday The man behind the One Man Lord of the Rings does Star Wars one-man style.
Fast-talking Canadian Charles Ross, who has been wowing audiences for years with his one-man stage show, is coming to Solihull Arts Complex on September 15.