one-track
adjective Date: 1926 marked by often narrowly restricted attention to or absorption in just one thing <
a one-track mind
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • one-track — one′ track adj. 1) unable or unwilling to cope with more than one idea, subject, etc., at a time: a one track mind[/ex] 2) having only one track …   From formal English to slang

  • one-track — [wun′trak΄] adj. 1. having a single track ☆ 2. Informal able or willing to deal with only one thing at a time; limited in scope [a one track mind] …   English World dictionary

  • one-track — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. a. : that lacks flexibility and nimbleness and can handle only one thing at a time is an unimaginative person and has a one track mind b. : marked by often narrowly constricted attention to or absorption in just one thing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • one-track — /wun trak /, adj. 1. having only one track. 2. unable or unwilling to cope with more than one idea, action, etc., at a time; narrow: a one track mind. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • one-track — /ˈwʌn træk/ (say wun trak) adjective 1. with only a single track. 2. Colloquial restricted; preoccupied with one idea: a one track mind …   Australian English dictionary

  • one-track — having only one track; narrow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • one-track — adjective a) having a single set of lines so that trains can run only in one direction at a time; single track b) limited to one idea or thought …   Wiktionary

  • One Track Mind — Studio album by Egyptian Lover Released 1986 Recorded 1985 1986 …   Wikipedia

  • One-Track Heart — Song by Elvis Presley One Track Heart is a song by Elvis Presley. See also List of songs by Elvis Presley …   Wikipedia

  • one-track mind — n have a one track mind to be continuously thinking about one particular thing, especially sex …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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