Definitions for ODDɒd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. odd, uneven(adj)

    not divisible by two

  2. odd(adj)

    not easily explained

    "it is odd that his name is never mentioned"

  3. odd(adj)

    an indefinite quantity more than that specified

    "invited 30-odd guests"

  4. curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular(adj)

    beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

    "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"

  5. odd, unmatched, unmated, unpaired(adj)

    of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.

  6. leftover, left over(p), left(p), odd, remaining, unexpended(adj)

    not used up

    "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"


  1. odd(Adjective)

    Not having a mate.

    Optimistically, he had a corner of a drawer for odd socks.

  2. odd(Adjective)

    Strange, unusual.

  3. odd(Adjective)

    Occasional; infrequent.

    But for the odd exception.

  4. odd(Adjective)

    Left over, remaining when the rest have been grouped

    I'm the odd one out.

  5. odd(Adjective)

    Casual, irregular, not planned.

    He's only worked odd jobs.

  6. odd(Adjective)

    About, approximately.

    There were thirty-odd people in the room.

  7. odd(Adjective)

    Not divisible by two.

  8. Origin: oddi, which comes from oddr via an intermediate meaning of "triangle". The original meaning is "left over".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ODD' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2659

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ODD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #996

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ODD' in Adjectives Frequency: #300

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Rapisardi:

    This one is a bit odd.

  2. Chief Executive Musk:

    It's a really odd failure.

  3. Chief Executive Musk:

    It’s a really odd failure.

  4. Twitter Scalia:

    Why don't you call us the odd couple?

  5. Michael Cohen:

    There's something odd about the spreads.

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