one-horse one-horse

Definition(s):

  • (adj) small and remote and insignificant

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This is not a one-horse field; there are other antibiotics perfectly capable of treating anthrax, including various members of the penicillin and tetracycline classes.
  2. The first picture he made for Monogram literally took place in a one-horse town; the budget did not allow for any more livestock.
  3. He drove a one-horse buggy then; he drove it himself.

News

  • New Wrightsville horse ordinance has residents upset

    A new city ordinance in Wrightsville will have horse owners looking for greener pastures. City council members voted to put restrictions on property owners housing livestock, making this is no one-horse town.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock

Quotes

  • Last week Wagner described the pursuit of him as "a one-horse race" and suggested that the Phillies were not as actively trying to put together a winning team as the Mets.
    on Nov 28, 2005 By: Billy Wagner Source: KTVU.com

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