one-horse


one-horse

adjective

  1. using or having only a single horse: a one-horse carriage.
  2. small and unimportant; limited: a one-horse town.

adjective

  1. drawn by or using one horse
  2. (prenominal) informal small or obscurea one-horse town

adj.“small-scale, petty” 1853, American English, colloquial, in reference to towns so small they only had one horse.

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