Definition of 'one-man'
Example sentences containing 'one-man'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The idea of this being a one-man show is to highlight his true isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But this is not a one-man show. The Sun (2016)Not that it was a one-man show, far from it. The Sun (2016)He had decided to go to the theatre instead, to watch a one-man show. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In fact they were a one-man band. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has been a one-man band too long. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Are there any limitations in being a one-man band? The Sun (2016) Some one-man bands march that way through the business of the church because they feel it protects their position. Christianity Today (2000)His triumph last night came with an astonishing injection of pace on the last lap that turned the race into a one-man show. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I currently work in a business that deals with the whole business spectrum from giant multinationals to one-man bands. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This operation isn't meant to be a one-man band. The Sun (2011)It's not easy if you are a one-man band. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Aside from the dozen global players, these are mostly small firms or one-man bands. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So, expect a lot of one-man plays and piano recitals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Pound's one-man publicity campaign was not wholly selfish. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For a one-man plumbing operation, they are just not interested. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's far from a one-man show. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He had his first one-man show in Düsseldorf that year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The unit which he began as a one-man band now has an international reputation and employs 180 people. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But he is a one-man band, constantly at odds with a party he thinks he should be leading. The Sun (2009)He's a one-man morality play. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His one-man play is the story of the last day's work of the man who has catalogued and shelved them all. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Trends of 'one-man'
In Common Usage. one-man is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'one-man'
British English: one-man ADJECTIVE
A one-man performance is given by only one man rather than by several people.
I saw him do his one-man show last year.
Definition of one-man from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.