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Definition of "one-woman" []

  • Consisting of, featuring, or controlled by one woman: a one-woman dramatic performance. (adjective)
  • Emotionally attached to or romantically involved with one woman only. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "one-woman" in a sentence
  • "Still, he persevered, locking horns with Tom Wolfe, Truman Capote and critic Michiko Katutani, who he described as a "one-woman kamikaze", during his career."
  • "I mostly work with only one senior researcher at a time and I find that the 'group' feeling is very much dependent on whether I'm in an one-woman office or if I share with others."
  • "I would also like to state that I am not an exhibitionist, and did not exactly plan to stage a mobile one-woman wet t-shirt competition."