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one-woman

[wuhn-woo m-uh n]
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adjective
  1. used, operated, performed, etc., by one woman: a one-woman show.
  2. preferring or seeking romantic involvement with one woman only: a one-woman man.

Origin of one-woman

First recorded in 1890–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • I'm a one-woman man, Kate; but loving one is giving me eyes for all.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • I guess to me such scars are tribal insignia—one-man and one-woman tribes of course.

    The Night of the Long Knives

    Fritz Reuter Leiber

  • But in no way could Jerry utter these names in address of the one-man nor the many names in address of the one-woman.


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