from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Consisting of, featuring, or controlled by one woman: a one-woman dramatic performance.
- adj. Emotionally attached to or romantically involved with one woman only.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
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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Still, he persevered, locking horns with Tom Wolfe, Truman Capote and critic Michiko Katutani, who he described as a "one-woman kamikaze", during his career.
I mostly work with only one senior researcher at a time and I find that the 'group' feeling is very much dependent on whether I'm in an one-woman office or if I share with others.
I would also like to state that I am not an exhibitionist, and did not exactly plan to stage a mobile one-woman wet t-shirt competition.
Rebecca Nicholson"Celebrity is just obscurity biding its time … " Carrie Fisher's one-woman HBO show, based on her recent memoir of the same name, is studded with hardened, diamond-sharp observations like this.
In the meantime, if Scandinavia is more your scene than the economy, Karen Meek of Euro Crime is continuing her one-woman speed takeover of Facebook by discovering a group called 'Fans of Scandinavian crime novels', so feel free to join that.
It took a while to get the measure of the multiple perspectives in Random, an adaptation of Debbie Tucker Green's one-woman stage play about a black schoolboy stabbed to death in the street.
She's now on the road with her one-woman play, Wishful Drinking, a funny autobiographical story about addiction, mental illness and being the product of what she calls "Hollywood in-breeding."
A one-woman show on the Edinburgh fringe – heading at some point to London – is a perfect antidote to over-production.
Sarah Lipstate, the Brooklyn-based mastermind of the one-woman band Noveller, is an experimental guitarist whose investigations of her instrument prove unusually comely and warm.
Forum, invited Smith to create a one-woman performance piece about the Los Angeles riots of April 1992.