number one:1. An/the act of urination . A nurseryese term which extends into adult life ; not to be confused with ' to be-at-number-one ', the first day of a woman's monthly flow. See urination for synonyms.
2. One's own self.
3. To be number one / numero uno , to be-the-first or the best at something.
(2) Lionel Twain (Truman Capote), claiming to be the greatest detective, and Sam Diamond (Peter Falk) in Murder by Death (1976):
-- Lionel: ' Look at me! I'm the greatest! I'm number one! '
-- Sam: ' To me you look like number-two . Know what I mean? '
5. My number one , one's sweetheart .
See Also: 1-2-1, 175er, 900 number, abnormal forms, abortion rate, be at number one, clap eyes on, cop and blow, defecation, double, drop the plate, hot item, Hundred-And-Seventy-Fiver, Kinsey Six, lay eyes on, number one, number three, number two, P/P, set eyes on, seven digits, sex number, sexy number, trap two, triskaidekaphile, urination, WPW
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