one-on-one

Definitions of one-on-one
  1. adjective
    directly between two individuals
    one-on-one instruction”
    Synonyms:
    private
    confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
  2. adjective
    being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player
    one-on-one defense”
    synonyms: man-to-man
    individual, single
    being or characteristic of a single thing or person
  3. adverb
    (of two persons) in direct encounter
    “preferred to settle the matter one-on-one
    synonyms: person-to-person
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