not divisible by two
not easily explained
"it is odd that his name is never mentioned"
an indefinite quantity more than that specified
"invited 30-odd guests"
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"
unmatched, remarkable, left(p), unpaired, suspect, risible, rum, peculiar, amusing, mirthful, unique, rummy, laughable, comic, uneven, curious, unexpended, peculiar(a), homophile(a), funny, leftover, gay, remaining, fishy, particular(a), unmated, left over(p), singular, suspicious, special(a), shady, comical
odd, unmatched, unmated, unpaired(adj)
of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.
left(p), remaining, matchless, peerless, peculiar, curious, rum, uneven, singular, unpaired, unexpended, funny, unmated, unmatchable, nonpareil, one(a), unrivaled, one and only(a), left over(p), unrivalled, rummy, unmatched, leftover
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"
Not having a mate.
Optimistically, he had a corner of a drawer for odd socks.
But for the odd exception.
Left over, remaining when the rest have been grouped
I'm the odd one out.
Casual, irregular, not planned.
He's only worked odd jobs.
There were thirty-odd people in the room.
Not divisible by two.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Odd is unmated, as an odd shoe, and so uneven, as an odd number. Singular is alone of its kind; as, the singular number. What is singular is odd, but what is odd may not be singular; as, a drawerful of odd gloves. A strange thing is something hitherto unknown in fact or in cause. A singular coincidence is one the happening of which is unusual; a strange coincidence is one the cause of which is hard to explain. That which is peculiar belongs especially to a person as his own; as, Israel was called Jehovah's "peculiar people," i. e., especially chosen and cherished by him; in its ordinary use there is the implication that the thing peculiar to one is not common to the majority nor quite approved by them, though it may be shared by many; as, the Shakers are peculiar. Eccentric is off or aside from the center, and so off or aside from the ordinary and what is considered the normal course; as, genius is commonly eccentric. Eccentric is a higher and more respectful word than odd or queer. Erratic signifies wandering, a stronger and more censorious term than eccentric. Queer is transverse or oblique, aside from the common in a way that is comical or perhaps slightly ridiculous. Quaint denotes that which is pleasingly odd and fanciful, often with something of the antique; as, the quaint architecture of medieval towns. That which is funny is calculated to provoke laughter; that which is droll is more quietly amusing. That which is grotesque in the material sense is irregular or misshapen in form or outline or ill-proportioned so as to be somewhat ridiculous; the French bizarre is practically equivalent to grotesque.
anomalous, bizarre, comical, crotchety, curious, droll, eccentric, erratic, extraordinary, fantastic, funny, grotesque, laughable, ludicrous, peculiar, preposterous, quaint, queer, ridiculous, singular, strange, uncommon, unique, unmatched, unusual, whimsical
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
unmatched, single, uneven, singular, peculiar, unusual, unique, strange, quaint, extraordinary, queer, eccentric, whimsical, freakish, baroque, fantastic, nondescript, abnormal, bizarre, erratic, unconventional, curious, capricious, extra, remaining, additional, redundant, casual, supernumerary
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How to use odd in a sentence?
All kinds of odd things can happen to a victim.
Iona loves her animals. That’s what makes us think this is an odd situation.
I am selling handbags and that seems odd, I guess, these are handbags that are a direct reflection of my personal philosophy and personal concerns I have. I've designed a line that comes from my heart, which is conservatism. I hate to say conservatism, to me it is liberty.
Bringing those voices to bear on people who are far more privileged and have much more resources is an important part of having people confront the realities for 60-odd millions of people around the world.
It's the summer doldrums, so there are few bulls around, technically we're oversold, we're due for at least the odd dead-cat bounce ... but I suspect this has got to wring itself out.
Translations for odd
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- Iskis, imparBreton
- senar, imparell, aproximadament, estranyCatalan, Valencian
- merkwürdig, ungerade, komisch, einzeln, seltsamGerman
- extraño, desemparejado, raro, aproximadamente, desparejado, impar, guachoSpanish
- pariton, suunnilleen, omituinen, noin, kummallinen, satunnainen, outoFinnish
- étrange, bizarre, impair, à peu prèsFrench
- còrr, corraScottish Gaelic
- egynéhány, páratlan, valahány, furcsa, furaHungarian
- տարօրինակ, կենտArmenian
- odda-, hvass, ójafnIcelandic
- approssimativamente, strano, dispari, mordi e fuggi, a occhio e croce, strambo, casuale, all'incirca, irregolare, spaiato, occasionale, circaItalian
- უცნაური, კენტიGeorgian
- ongeruedLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- nepāra, dīvainsLatvian
- merkwaardig, uitzonderlijk, overblijvend, vreemd, raar, zeldzaam, resterend, onregelmatig, ongeveer, oneven, bij benadering, onpaarDutch
- nieparzysty, dziwnyPolish
- estranho, raro, aproximadamente, ímparPortuguese
- приблизительно, странный, нечётный, околоRussian
- neparan, непаранSerbo-Croatian
- lih, čudenSlovene
- విలక్షణమైన, బేసిTelugu
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