One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having or using only one arm.‘Creek Bar was empty, except for a one-armed barman’
- ‘The singer had been on the run after a one-armed man failed to turn up to her court date on July 7th.’
- ‘But jauntiness rears its head in the form of one-armed cartwheels.’
- ‘He pulled her closer in a one-armed hug.’
- ‘A one-armed man in a tree suit is followed by a young woman holding up a black cardboard fish.’
- ‘A recent ad I saw read: One-armed drummer required for Def Leppard tribute band.’
- ‘It is very difficult to tie a one-armed man's hands behind his back.’
- ‘He conducts the band and he plays piano - he's busier than a one-armed paper hanger!’
- ‘The one-armed alcoholic main character narrates the novel.’
- ‘Other shops sold dusty rolls of fabric, my favourite being run by a one-armed tailor.’
- ‘That has been his trademark - an ear-to-ear smile followed by a good-natured ribbing during a one-armed pushup challenge.’
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