Definitions for one-horse

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. using or having only a single horse.

  2. small and unimportant; limited:

    a one-horse town.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jerkwater, one-horse, pokey, poky(adj)

    small and remote and insignificant

    "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"


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