noun, Also, one shot
a magazine, brochure, or the like that is published only one time, with no subsequent issues intended, usually containing articles and photographs devoted to one topical subject.
a single appearance by a performer, as in a play, motion picture, or television program.
a close-up camera shot of one person.
something occurring, done, used, etc., only once.
occurring, done, etc., only once.
achieved or accomplished with a single try:
a one-shot solution.
1907, “achieved in a single attempt” (original reference is to golf), from one + shot (n.). Meaning “happening or of use only once” is from 1937.
: He put her in a one-shot whodunit/ Maybe it was a one-shot shakedown
/ˈwʌnzɪ/ noun 1. a one-piece garment combining a top with trousers, worn by adults as leisurewear
[wuhn-sahy-did] /ˈwʌnˈsaɪ dɪd/ adjective 1. considering but one side of a matter or question; partial or unfair: a one-sided judgment. 2. with one party, contestant, side, etc., vastly superior; unbalanced; unequal: a one-sided fight. 3. existing or occurring on one side only. 4. having but one side, or but one developed or finished side. 5. […]
useful, a slave who, after robbing his master Philemon (q.v.) at Colosse, fled to Rome, where he was converted by the apostle Paul, who sent him back to his master with the epistle which bears his name. In it he beseeches Philemon to receive his slave as a “faithful and beloved brother.” Paul offers to […]
bringing profit, an Ephesian Christian who showed great kindness to Paul at Rome. He served him in many things, and had oft refreshed him. Paul expresses a warm interest in him and his household (2 Tim. 1:16-18; 4:19).