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Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-off(noun)

    a happening that occurs only once and is not repeated

Wiktionary

  1. one-off(Noun)

    Something that is done, created, etc. only once, and often quickly, simply, or improvisationally.

    I'll put together a quick one-off as a sample so we can taste the recipe.

  2. one-off(Adjective)

    Occurring once; one-time.

    The government insisted that the embarrassing loss of the tax records was a one-off event.

  3. Origin: Probably from foundry work, for which making reusable molds is expensive and expediency the rule for molds not to be reused.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aaron Sagers of Blastr.com:

    I didn't think they'd be able to pull this one off because of how heavy it gets. I am pleased that I was wrong.

  2. Bob Dorfman:

    This (weekend's fight) is a one-off, if anyone is thinking that this is going to turn the sport around, it isn't going to happen.

  3. Ian Storey:

    This cannot be a one-off, the U.S. navy will have to conduct these kinds of patrols on a regular basis to reinforce their message.

  4. Michael Feroli:

    There is no obvious fundamental economic factor that would contribute to today's number, we are disposed to view this decline as a one-off.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    You are one-off i.e. you are a unique/remarkable person. Yes! that's just who you are. Thus, you've got to think, speak, act and live uniquely/remarkably.

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