[wuhn-woo m-uh n]


used, operated, performed, etc., by one woman: a one-woman show.
preferring or seeking romantic involvement with one woman only: a one-woman man.

Origin of one-woman

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for one-woman

Contemporary Examples of one-woman

Historical Examples of one-woman

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

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

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

    The Night of the Long Knives

    Fritz Reuter Leiber

  • 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.