one-horse

one-horse
1. a одноконный
2. a однолошадный, имеющий одну лошадь
3. a в одну лошадиную силу
4. a маломощный
5. a разг. слабый, незначительный; бедный

one-horse vocabulary — бедный словарь

6. a разг. плохой, неважный

one-horse newspaper — скверная газетёнка

7. a разг. захолустный

one-horse town — заштатный городишко


English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

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  • one-horse — a. 1. Drawn by one horse; having but a single horse; as, a one horse carriage. [1913 Webster] 2. Second rate; inferior; small; as, a one horse town. [Slang, U.S.] [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • one-horse — adj 1.) one horse town informal a small and boring town 2.) one horse race a race, competition etc which a particular person or thing looks likely to win easily …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • one-horse — one ,horse adjective pulled by one horse: a one horse carriage …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • one-horse — one′ horse adj. 1) using or having only a single horse 2) small and unimportant; limited: a one horse town[/ex] • Etymology: 1740–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • one-horse — (adj.) small scale, petty 1853, American English, colloquial, in reference to towns so small they only had one horse …   Etymology dictionary

  • one-horse — [wun′hôrs′] adj. 1. drawn by or using a single horse ☆ 2. Informal having little importance; limited in resources, scope, etc.; petty; inferior …   English World dictionary

  • one-horse — 1) ADJ: ADJ n (disapproval) If someone describes a town as a one horse town, they mean it is very small, dull, and old fashioned. Would you want to live in a small, one horse town for your whole life? 2) ADJ: ADJ n If a contest is described as a… …   English dictionary

  • one-horse — adjective 1 one horse town informal a small and boring town: I can t wait to get out of this one horse town! 2 pulled by one horse: a one horse plough …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • one-horse — /wun hawrs , hohrs /, adj. 1. using or having only a single horse: a one horse carriage. 2. small and unimportant; limited: a one horse town. [1740 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • one-horse — adjective Date: 1739 1. drawn or operated by one horse 2. small, small time < a one horse town > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • one-horse — /ˈwʌn hɔs/ (say wun haws) adjective using or having only a single horse: a one horse carriage …  


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