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informal, mainly US a person or thing considered as being limited to only one single talent, capability, quality, etc
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Words nearby one-trick pony
One Thousand Guineas, one-time, one-to-one, one-track, one-track mind, one-trick pony, Onetti, one-two, one up, one-upmanship, one-way
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How to use one-trick pony in a sentence
“I think being a one-trick pony is not the long game here,” Fishman says.Back Off, B*tches. There’s Only One Butt Selfie Queen|Cheryl Wischhover|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But she also has to contend with photographers looking to exploit her as a one-trick pony to shock their audiences.Model Melanie Gaydos’s Fight for High Fashion|Hugh Ryan|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is he an underrated actor—which I, for one, believe he is—or a one-trick pony?Keanu Reeves on ‘Man of Tai Chi,’ ‘Bill & Ted’ & ‘Point Break’|Marlow Stern|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To do so again would have rendered them a (very catchy) one-trick pony.Daft Punk Goes Back to the Future With ‘Random Access Memories’|Tricia Romano|May 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As the indictment notes, Martoma was regarded by an SAC official as a “one-trick pony with Elan.”The Insider-Trading Cloud Hanging Over SAC Capital’s Steven A. Cohen|Daniel Gross|November 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST