Definition of oner in English:



  • 1Something denoted or characterized by the number one.

    ‘I did the last drink in a oner’
    • ‘By selling the old car park behind the East Stand at Easter Road - in the over-heating land market worth far more than the £10m that has been quoted - they could practically clear their debts in a oner.’
    • ‘I'm a slow reader at the best of times but I managed to read this in a oner.’
    • ‘I know people planning to tape them all and then watch them in a oner.’
    • ‘This is obviously due in part to the hiring of the experienced Vilmos Zsigmond as his cinematographer this time, who gives the scenes a depth we haven't really seen before (not everything is done in a oner).’
    • ‘The raw egg is full of cysteine which helps the body break down the free radicals which build up in the liver and it's best to swallow it in a oner.’
    individualist, individual, eccentric, nonconformist, free spirit, bohemian, rare bird, maverick, oddity
    View synonyms
    1. 1.1 One pound or one hundred pounds sterling.
      ‘to reclaim my car is gonna cost a oner’
      pound sterling, £
      View synonyms
  • 2archaic A remarkable person or thing.

    • ‘So that makes him a… oner, instead of a twoer, or a threeer.’
    collector's item, rare person, rare thing, rare bird, marvel, wonder, nonpareil, one of a kind, find, conversation piece
    View synonyms