Definition of One after another

1. Adverb. In single file. "The prisoners came out one by one"

Exact synonyms: One At A Time, One By One



Definition of One after another

1. Adverb. (idiomatic) In single file. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of One After Another

one-up-one-down
one-up-one-downs
one-uped
one-upmanship
one-way
one-way light time
one-way mirror
one-way mirrors
one-way street
one-way ticket
one-window
one-woman(a)
one-year
one C
one L
one after another (current term)
one after the other
one and all
one and one
one and one's
one and onlies
one and only
one and only(a)
one and the same
one and the same(p)
one another
one at a time
one brick short of a full load
one by one
one can't hold two watermelons in one hand

Literary usage of One after another

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"He bought seven horses one after another in hopes of winning the Ascot Cup, and even so late as ... one after another ..."

2. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"... gathered around that wonderful man ; how one after another they dropped into his room to speak to him and say—" What are these strange feelings in me ? ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"... though they took that resolution twenty times one after another, yet it would not amount to high treason. But to bring it home to the prisoner, ..."

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