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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wuhn awf, of]
    • /wʌn ɔf, ɒf/
    • /wʌn ɒf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wuhn awf, of]
    • /wʌn ɔf, ɒf/

Definitions of one-off word

  • adjective one-off done, occurring, or made only once; one-shot. 1
  • noun one-off something occurring, done, or made only once. 1
  • noun one-off sth done once only 1
  • adjective one-off happening only once 1
  • countable noun one-off You can refer to something as a one-off when it is made or happens only once. 0
  • adjective one-off A one-off thing is made or happens only once. 0

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Origin of one-off

First appearance:

before 1935
One of the 8% newest English words
First recorded in 1935-40

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Parts of speech for One-off


one-off popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for one-off

noun one-off

  • freak — a fleck or streak of color.

adjective one-off

  • golden — bright, metallic, or lustrous like gold; of the color of gold; yellow: golden hair.
  • inimitable — incapable of being imitated or copied; surpassing imitation; matchless.
  • irreplaceable — incapable of being replaced; unique: an irreplaceable vase.
  • isolated — compact

Top questions with one-off

  • what is one-off?
  • what is one-off production?

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