- one-horse town,
- one-man show,
- one-night stand,
Origin of one-man
Examples from the Web for one-man
When he returned to New York, Lemkin became a one-man lobbying machine.
As a cultural corrective, Hayes is currently touring in a one-man show titled Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler|Marlow Stern|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meerson traces this scarcity of one-man performers back to a culture of collectivism that predates even the Communist revolution.
“Balko has been a kind of one-man category creator on this stuff,” said Reason editor in chief Matt Welch.
For his next trick, he should record a one-man cover of “We Are the World.”Fancy Pants Dance, World Cup Poseurs, and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|July 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such men themselves ask for one-man management, because the work of controlling a factory is not a school for the backward.Dictatorship vs. Democracy|Leon Trotsky
They are "one-man" words, to be found only in the writings of their inventors.Stories That Words Tell Us|Elizabeth O'Neill
A relic of the old idea that great things are done by one-man power.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him|Paul Leicester Ford
The gear, too, was of necessity cumbersome, and on no sort of day could she be called a one-man boat.Through Arctic Lapland|Cutcliffe Hyne
Can you not see the folly of allowing this one-man power to continue building these institutions all over this fair land of ours?The Demands of Rome|Elizabeth Schoffen