a parent or guardian who brings up a child or children alone, without a partner:
Being a single parent isn’t easy.
[sing-guh l-pair-uh nt, ‐par-uh nt] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈpɛər ənt, ‐ˈpær ənt/
of or noting a family in which a parent brings up a child or children alone, without a partner: a single-parent family;
a single-parent household.
[sing-guh l-feyz] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˌfeɪz/ adjective, Electricity. 1. noting or pertaining to a circuit having an alternating current with one phase or with phases differing by 180°. single-phase adjective 1. (of a system, circuit, or device) having, generating, or using a single alternating voltage
noun, Nautical. 1. monobuoy.
noun, Computers. 1. using one word rather than two or more to represent a number.
noun 1. a single payment that covers the entire cost of an insurance policy.