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oddest, superlative; odder, comparative;
  1. Different from what is usual or expected; strange
    • - the neighbors thought him very odd
    • - it's odd that she didn't recognize me
  2. (of whole numbers such as 3 and 5) Having one left over as a remainder when divided by two

  3. (of things numbered consecutively) Represented or indicated by such a number
    • - he has come to us every odd year since 1981
  4. In the region of or somewhat more than a particular number or quantity
    • - she looked younger than her fifty-odd years
  5. Happening or occurring infrequently and irregularly; occasional
    • - neither did she want a secret affair, snatching odd moments together
  6. Spare; unoccupied
    • - when you've got an odd five minutes, could I have a word?
  7. Separated from a usual pair or set and therefore out of place or mismatched
    • - he's wearing odd socks

  1. not divisible by two
  2. not easily explained; "it is odd that his name is never mentioned"
  3. an indefinite quantity more than that specified; "invited 30-odd guests"
  4. curious: 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 ...
  5. of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.
  6. leftover: 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"
  7. ODD was a science fiction fanzine published by Raymond "Duggie" Fisher. It was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1968.
  8. Odd, a name of Old Norse origin (Oddr), the 11th most common male name in Norway. It is rarely used in other countries, though sometimes appearing in other Nordic countries. In old Norse the word means sharp end of an arrow or edge of blade.
  9. ODD stands for "One Document Does it all". Part of the Text Encoding Initiative, it is an XML-based format for writing human-readable descriptions of XML files. ODD allows its users to customize the P5 version of the TEI XML formats by writing XML schemas in a literate programming fashion.
  10. (Oddness) In popular usage, eccentricity refers to unusual or odd behavior and "socially awkward" on the part of an individual. This behavior would typically be perceived as unusual or unnecessary, without being demonstrably maladaptive. ...
  11. The odds in favor of an event or a proposition are expressed as the ratio of a pair of integers, such that the first represents the relative likelihood that the event will happen, and the second, the relative likelihood it won't, as in "the odds that a randomly chosen day of the week is a Sunday ...
  12. (Odds (chess)) A handicap (or "odds") in chess is a way to enable a weaker player to have a chance of winning against a stronger one. There are many kinds of such handicaps, such as material odds, extra moves (i.e. ...
  13. Not having a mate; Strange, unusual; Occasional; infrequent; Left over, remaining when the rest have been grouped; Casual, irregular, not planned; About, approximately; Not divisible by two
  14. (oddness) The state or quality of being odd; The result or product of being odd
  15. (odds) The ratio of the probabilities of an event happening to that of it not happening; The ratio of winnings to stake in betting situations
  16. (Odds) Ratio of probabilities. The casino's view of the chance of a player winning. The figure or fraction by which the casino offers to multiply a bettor's stake, which the bettor is entitled to receive (plus his or her own stake) if they win. ...
  17. Odds are a way of expressing a probability as the ratio of the number of things that you are not looking for to the number of things that you are looking for. ...
  18. (Odds) The sportsbook's or bookmaker's view of the chance of a competitor winning (adjusted to include a profit).
  19. (Odds) Also referred to as the price. The returns a bookmaker offers for a selection to win.
  20. (Odds) ratio of probabilities or the amount a bet pays. For example 2-1, 3 -2.
  21. (Odds) A ratio of the number of people incurring an event to the number of people who don't have an event.
  22. (Odds) The spread or line on a game or event.
  23. (Odds) the chances you have of winning any lottery game. As a general rule, the odds improve with the cost of the instant game.
  24. (Odds) Refers to a type of game played that gives some sort of 'handicap' to a stronger player, in order to give a significantly weaker player a chance. ...
  25. (odds) Ratio of probabilities