one-off one-off

Definition(s):

  • (n) a happening that occurs only once and is not repeated

Usage(s):

  1. Friday's Dollhouse was an intriguing one-off idea regarding the uses of the Dollhouse's technologya woman using it to literally return from the dead to witness its aftermath.
  2. That first time is supposed to be a one-off arrangement; neither one wants or expects to fall in love with another man.
  3. The captures aren't a one-off occurrence.

News

  1. WWE: A Stable for Zeb Colter May Mean a Rebirth of the Era of Colorful Managers

    Paul Heyman is firmly ensconced as a WWE manager with his stable of Brock Lesnar , Curtis Axel and, presumably for now, CM Punk. Now comes word that Zeb Colter , whose star rose while that of his prot égé Jack Swagger fell, may not be a one-off ringside adviser. WrestleZone .com reports that the former “Dirty” Dutch Mantel may be on the verge of getting a stable of his own, and his first client ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Coke Bottles Made Of Ice the Perfect Solution to Your Thirst-Quenching Needs

    I'm more of a Pepsi fan myself, but I'm willing to put aside my love of the blue can for this: Why yes, that is a bottle made of ice. Unfortunately, it appears that was a one-off for folks down in Colombia, but that doesn't mean we can't dream of one day having our own Coke bottles on ice, made of ice, rapidly melting into a Coke+water mess in your car's cup holder.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Tucson Weekly

  3. Behind the Rise in House Prices, Wall Street Buyers

    How much does the jump in prices reflect market demand, how much one-off speculation that may last only a few years?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Progress Report

Quotes

  • "I think it was a one-off response to a particular situation," Yorke told the Hollywood Reporter this week. "It was one of those things where everyone was asking us what we were going to do."
    on May 1, 2008 By: Thom Yorke Source: guardian.co.uk

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