ownsome

Related to ownsome: awesome

ownsome

(ˈəʊnsəm) or

owny-o

n
informal jocular a solitary state
Translations

ownsome

[ˈəʊnsəm] N on one's ownsomea solas, solito

ownsome

n on one’s ownsome (inf)mutterseelenallein
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I maintain composure, I grit my teeth I slam the door, then rehang the wreath With a moment of solace I think of my belly I forget the turkey, the trifle, the jelly Instead, on my ownsome, all by myself I stand on a chair, I reach the top shelf A twink in my eye, good thoughts in my head I soon realise, I have nothing to dread I speak not a word, I go straight to work To open the jar with a twist and a jerk And yes, there they are, all hidden from sight My Lindor from last year, (I know - it's not right
Having thrown a divorce party last year with former model wife - and mother of his two children - Karen Elson, perhaps the time was right to step out on his ownsome.
And then, all on my ownsome, I fill the pipes with air.
It was not served in an oven dish as you might expect - rather it was plumped on the plate on its ownsome lonesome, just waiting to be eaten.
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That meant a surprise relegation to the bench for Craig Brewster, an equally surprising move back from the front line for Stevie Crawford and a thankless task of a shift up front on his ownsome for former West Ham kid Mehmet.
For it's only when you're on your ownsome again that the demons will rear their ugly heads.
And seeing as I am on my ownsome, I will pose a question too.
He orchestrated this little piece of badness all on his ownsome.
As well as the traditional fare, prepared by poor put-upon Barbara all on her ownsome, the family will be watching telly.
Rather than feeling lonely or apprehensive, I have always felt a sense of freedom whenever I've travelled on my ownsome.