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  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.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of one-woman1

First recorded in 1890–95
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Example Sentences

But far more interesting than any past romances are her one-woman fact-finding missions.

It was also the setting of a one-woman slave revolt that serves as a symbol of the anti-slavery movement on the island.

To make up for the lost years, she has done a variety of TV shows, movie voiceovers and one-woman concert tours.

As a matter of fact, when I was doing my one-woman show, they found it.

Praise also to Holland Taylor, who, at age 70, wrote and stars in Ann, the one-woman play about the late governor Ann Richards.

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.

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

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





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