one-man
one-woman one-woman adj. Designed for or restricted to a single person; same as {one-man}, but used when the person in question is female, or to avoid sexist language; as, a one-woman submarine; a one-woman show.

Syn: one-man, one-person. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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