one-woman
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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  • one-woman — [wun′woom΄ən] adj. consisting of, done by, or involving only one woman [a one woman crusade] …   English World dictionary

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  • one-woman — /ˈwʌn wʊmən / (say wun wymuhn) adjective 1. performed or executed by a single woman: a one woman show. 2. (of a woman s sexual partner) monogamous: a one woman man …   Australian English dictionary

  • one-woman — ADJ: ADJ n A one woman performance or business is done by only one woman, rather than by several people. She has already presented a one woman show of her paintings …   English dictionary

  • one-woman — adjective (only before a noun) performed, operated, controlled etc by only one woman: a one woman show …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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