from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Consisting of a single person.
- adj. Designed for or restricted to one person.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. designed for or restricted to a single person
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The designer was the first woman to have a one-person show at MoMA, back in 1946.
I have read some of her latest work in progress and have had the privilege of introducing her at a performance of her wonderful show Coming in Hot, a one-person play in which she handles several different roles, presenting the writings of women who have served in combat.
Here in Hollywood a great many people put together one-person shows as a way of showcasing their talents, breaking into the mainstream entertainment industry.
Tell me how you started putting together these one-person shows.
Brice Marden has never had a one-person show in Los Angeles, for instance.
Groups of men passed through the throngs with hands on each others' shoulders, surging and jostling in human trains, sometimes one-person wide, sometimes more, that passed by each other in different directions.
My one-person “Bring Back Van Jones!” campaign must finally be working.
It was not until 1981 that she fully returned, making a triumphant comeback with a one-person show on Broadway.
Within a month, she was given a special Tony Award marking its success, and the show played 333 performances, the longest run for a one-person production in Broadway history.
As the older owner of a one-person defined-benefit pension plan, he can put in almost 100% of his pretax self-employment income a year on top of his Monmouth 401k.
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