one-acter

[ wuhn-ak-ter ]
/ ˈwʌnˈæk tər /

noun Informal.

a short play consisting of one act.

Nearby words

  1. one thousand guineas,
  2. one up,
  3. one way or another,
  4. one's,
  5. one-a-cat,
  6. one-armed bandit,
  7. one-bagger,
  8. one-base hit,
  9. one-dimensional,
  10. one-down

Also one-act [wuhn-akt] /ˈwʌnˌækt/.

Origin of one-acter

First recorded in 1890–95

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