Definitions for one-on-one

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-on-one(adj)

    directly between two individuals

    "one-on-one instruction"

  2. one-on-one, man-to-man(adverb)

    being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player

    "one-on-one defense"

  3. one-on-one, person-to-person(adverb)

    (of two persons) in direct encounter

    "preferred to settle the matter one-on-one"; "interviewed her person-to-person"


  1. one-on-one(Noun)

    A contest involving only one player on each side, especially of an activity often involving teams.

  2. one-on-one(Adjective)

    Involving direct communication between two people.

  3. one-on-one(Adjective)

    involving one attacker and one defender

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