Johnny One-Note

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Johnny One-Note

Someone who repeatedly expresses or maintains a strong opinion on a single or a few particular subjects. Primarily heard in US, Canada. Every time I get together with Janet, she gets into some rant about how much she hates the government. She's become such a Johnny One-Note lately!
See also: johnny
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He told me that he had studied accounting, but the conversation that day quickly evidenced a broadness and a depth of knowledge that convinced me he was not a Johnny-one-note.
They have, unfortunately, become victims of the Johnny-one-note cooking method of food.
It goes to the Johnny-One-Note world view embedded in the language, which reduces all human yearning to a cost-benefit model.
The Sorrento music box ($5,150) isn't a Johnny-one-note.
Just as a Johnny-one-note will never sing grand opera, and a person with only one idea will never become a philosopher, the sex instinct alone cannot provide the wherewithal to establish and sustain a good marriage.
12 and want Republicans to see a fully rounded Forbes freed of his image as a Johnny-One-Note, pushing the flat tax as the antidote for all the country's problems.