[ wuhn-sahy-did ]
/ ˈwʌnˈsaɪ dɪd /


Nearby words

  1. one-parent family,
  2. one-piece,
  3. one-point perspective,
  4. one-reeler,
  5. one-shot,
  6. one-size-fits-all,
  7. one-spot,
  8. one-star,
  9. one-step,
  10. one-stop

Origin of one-sided

First recorded in 1805–15

Related formsone-sid·ed·ly, adverbone-sid·ed·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for one-sided

British Dictionary definitions for one-sided



considering or favouring only one side of a matter, problem, etc
having all the advantage on one side
larger or more developed on one side
having, existing on, or occurring on one side only
another term for unilateral
denoting a surface on which any two points can be joined without crossing an edgeSee Möbius strip
Derived Formsone-sidedly, adverbone-sidedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for one-sided



1833, "dealing with one side of a question or dispute," from one + side (n.). Related: One-sidedly; one-sidedness.

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