Definition of


  1. (adj, all) not easily explained
  2. (adj, all) not divisible by two
  3. (adj, all) an indefinite quantity more than that specified
  4. (adj, all) not used up
    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
  5. (adj, all) beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    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
  6. (adj, all) of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.

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Antonyms of Odd


Alternate forms of Odd

Derivations: oddity, oddness

Origin of the word Odd

  1. c.1300, "constituting a unit in excess of an even number," from O.N. oddi "third or additional number," as in odda-ma?r "third man, odd man (who gives the casting vote)," odda-tala "odd number." O.N. oddi means lit. "point, angle;" related via notion of "triangle" to oddr "point of a weapon," from P.Gmc. *uzdaz "pointed upward" (cf. O.E… more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Odd

o.d., o.e.d., oat, oath, od, oddity, ode, odo, oed, ootid, otho, otho i, otididae, oto, otoe, ottawa, otto i, out, out to, outdated, outdo, outwit

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