What does ODD mean?

Definitions for ODD
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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"

Wiktionary

  1. odd(Adjective)

    Not having a mate.

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

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

  2. odd(Adjective)

    Strange, unusual.

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

  3. odd(Adjective)

    Occasional; infrequent.

    But for the odd exception.

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

  4. odd(Adjective)

    Left over, remaining when the rest have been grouped

    I'm the odd one out.

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

  5. odd(Adjective)

    Casual, irregular, not planned.

    He's only worked odd jobs.

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

  6. odd(Adjective)

    About, approximately.

    There were thirty-odd people in the room.

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

  7. odd(Adjective)

    Not divisible by two.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Odd

    od, adj. not paired with another: not even: left over after a round number has been taken: additional to a certain amount in round numbers: not exactly divisible by two: strange: unusual in kind or appearance: trifling: remote: (Shak.) at variance.—ns. Odd′-come-shortly, an early day, any time; Odd′fellow, a member of a secret benevolent society called Oddfellows; Odd′ity, the state of being odd or singular: strangeness: a singular person or thing.—adj. Odd′-look′ing, having a singular appearance.—adv. Odd′ly.—ns. Odd′ment, something remaining over: one of a broken set—often used in the plural; Odd′ness.—n.pl. Odds (odz), inequality: difference in favour of one against another: more than an even wager: the amount or proportion by which the bet of one exceeds that of another: advantage: dispute: scraps, miscellaneous pieces, as in the phrase Odds and ends (lit. 'points' and ends).—At odds, at variance. [Scand., Ice. oddi, a triangle, odd number—Ice. oddr, point; cf. A.S. ord, point.]

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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

How to pronounce ODD?

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How to say ODD in sign language?

  1. odd

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ODD in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ODD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of ODD in a Sentence

  1. Mike Pence:

    For my part, in some odd way, it's encouraging that they're getting the message, my hope is that they'll continue to get the message not just from the United States, here in Japan, and in South Korea, but on an increasing basis from China and countries all over the world committing to a denuclearized Korean Peninsula.

  2. Charles Lamb:

    For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print... substitute drunken dog, ragged head, seld-shaven, odd-eyed, stuttering, or any other epithet which truly and properly belongs to the gentleman in question.

  3. John Stautz:

    I started thinking this is kind of odd because Ive seen it where the military comes to your door, not call you on the phone.

  4. Veryan Khan:

    We have never seen someone move about this rapidly, what makes it even more unusual is that she is newly traveled to Islamic State. Having only been there since Dec. 8, it is odd that she would become so active so quickly once arriving.

  5. Fox News:

    Ray, the term faith-based is an odd term to describe movies-or anything else.

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