# Definitions for **oddness**

### This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word **oddness**

### Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oddɒd(adj.)-er, -est.

differing in nature from what is usual or expected:

an odd creature; an odd choice.

peculiar or eccentric:

an odd person.

fantastic; bizarre:

an odd taste in clothing.

leaving a remainder of 1 when divided by 2, as a number

3, 15, and 181 are odd numbers.

**Category:**Math**Ref:**(opposed to even) 1 1 6more or less, esp. a little more (used in combination with a round number):

I owe three hundred-odd dollars.

being part of a pair, set, or series of which the rest is lacking:

an odd glove.

remaining after all others are paired, grouped, or divided into equal numbers or parts:

Who gets the odd burger?

not forming part of any particular group, set, or class:

to pick up odd bits of information.

not regular or full-time; occasional:

odd jobs.

Math. (of a function) having a sign that changes when the sign of each independent variable is changed at the same time.

**Category:**Math

#### Origin of **odd**:

1300–50; ME < ON odda-, in oddatala odd number, from oddi point of land, angle, third or odd number; c. OE ord point, OHG ort point, place

odd′ness(n.)

### Princeton's WordNet

oddness(noun)

the parity of odd numbers (not divisible by two)

oddity, oddness(noun)

eccentricity that is not easily explained

### Wiktionary

oddness(Noun)

The state or quality of being odd.

oddness(Noun)

The result or product of being odd.

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