(Latin: one each, one at a time)
Jim had a singular success as a football player because he made many more touchdowns than the other members of his team.
2. Characteristic of a person or of something that is unusual, peculiar, or odd: When Greg and his friend were walking through the cemetery, it was quite cold and foggy, and it emitted a very singular and strange atmosphere, as if there were ghosts following them!
3. Etymology: from Latin singularis, "one of a kind"; from Latin singulus, "single".