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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jerkwater, one-horse, pokey, pokyadjective

    small and remote and insignificant

    "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"

    Synonyms:
    pokey, dilatory, laggard, poky, jerkwater

    Antonyms:
    cosmopolitan

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How to use one-horse in a sentence?

  1. Holly Dagres:

    This is a clerical establishment that doesn't even care what Iranians think anymore because they're willing to not even have a competitive election, what we're seeing right now is a one-horse race.

  2. Brooks Ritchey:

    If Greece goes, you win short term. If Greece doesn't, you win long-term because of the interest rates and monetary policy differential, U.S. versus ECB, you have two chances to win with short euro. You want to bet on two horses just in case one horse falls asleep.

  3. California Chrome:

    I have a lot of respect for Frosted, but I’m not worried about one horse - I have to be worried about all of them.

  4. John Soto:

    It's funny, when you go out to a parade ... they're in the background; they're nice and relaxed. As soon as the crowd picks up, they really show, we had one horse in particular, one of the lead horses, who was just the quietest thing. But whenever he knew it was time to go, he was all there -- heads up and pulling like a son of a gun!

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