or sin·gle·wide

[ sing-guhl-wahyd ]

  1. a mobile home used as a permanent residence.

  1. noting or pertaining to such a mobile home.

Origin of single-wide

First recorded in 1965–70; by analogy with double-wide

Words Nearby single-wide Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use single-wide in a sentence

  • A single wide aisle led from the end facing the pulpit, and two narrow ones intersected the main aisle at the centre.

    The Southerner | Thomas Dixon
  • A single wide plank had been knocked out of the shoring to make an entrance into the tunnel.

    The Trail Boys on the Plains | Jay Winthrop Allen
  • A single wide-spread acacia did something to restore the balance.

  • Cissie gave Peter a single wide-eyed glance, and then attempted to ignore the bodiless comment.

    Birthright | T.S. Stribling
  • Sedgwick endeavoured to co-ordinate the whole range of then known facts into a single wide and comprehensive survey.

    Charles Darwin | Grant Allen