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1. Drawn by or using only one horse: a one-horse carriage.
2. Very small or insignificant: a one-horse town.
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1. drawn by or using one horse
2. (prenominal) informal small or obscure: a one-horse town.
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1. using or having only a single horse.
2. small and unimportant; limited: a one-horse town.
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|Adj.||1.||one-horse - small and remote and insignificant; "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"|
provincial - characteristic of the provinces or their people; "deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes"
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adjective (Informal) small (only used to describe towns) slow, quiet, minor, obscure, sleepy, unimportant, small-time (informal), backwoods, tinpot (Brit. informal) I don't want to live in a small, one-horse town all my life.
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