from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Consisting of, featuring, or controlled by one man: a one-man band; a one-man show at the art gallery.
- adj. Designed for or restricted to one person: a one-man tent.
- adj. Emotionally attached to or romantically involved with one man only.
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- adj. designed for or restricted to a single person
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Warner Bros. -- the first script is an international thriller that may star Leonardo DiCaprio -- and is preparing to direct his second film, which he describes as a "one-man story that's not dialogue-driven."
But while Cain was mocked for a profound ignorance of world events and his inspirational speeches quoting Pokémon, former House Speaker Gingrich has been called a "one-man think tank," a politician of considerable "intellectual prowess," and even a "historian."
A West Side man whom Chicago police called a one-man crime spree was charged this morning in connection to several West Side armed robberies, including two where he sexually assaulted his victims, authorities said this morning.
In solitary confinement, Blanco is a one-man band of disobedience, tossing around his bodily fluids, refusing to “cuff up,” and “taking hostage” the small spaces that are available to him — his “rec pen,” for example, with its shining clouds of razor wire and its lonely basketball hoop.
But this vigilante's one-man war for justice sets him on a collision course with Team Five-0.
The one-man show "Tynan" at Studio Theatre is based on the great British theater critic Kenneth Tynan's diaries of his final decade - he died in 1980, only 53 years old.
The label's adventurous ethos is exemplified by Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts, a French-Canadian one-man band who garnishes his crisp, techy beats with off-kilter percussion and live instrumentation.
The Tiffany's Show, first performed as a one-man show for friends on New Year's Eve in 1974, has become a world-famous cabaret with dozens of artists performing every night.
Enter Lin, 23, the newly installed starting point guard for the New York Knicks, who is leading the NBA on a strange, one-man, one-week basketball revival.
Meanwhile, Daniel Barach , a former portfolio manager at a $157 million hedge fund and Harvard Business School graduate, is taking a different tack: He's leading a one-man crusade against the way hedge-fund managers are paid.