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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

odd′ man` out′(n.)

  1. a way of selecting or eliminating a person from a group, esp. in a game, as by tossing coins.

    Category: Games

  2. the person so selected or eliminated.

    Category: Games

  3. Ref: outsider (def. 1). 1

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kook, odd fellow, odd fish, queer bird, queer duck, odd man out(noun)

    someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group


  1. Odd Man Out

    Odd Man Out is a 1947 British film noir set in an unnamed Northern Irish city. Directed by Carol Reed, it is based on the novel by F. L. Green and stars James Mason.


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