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    odd - Dictionary definition and meaning for word odd

    Definition
    (adj) not divisible by two
    Synonyms : uneven
    Definition
    (adj) not easily explained
    Example Sentence
    • it is odd that his name is never mentioned
    Definition
    (adj) an indefinite quantity more than that specified
    Example Sentence
    • invited 30-odd guests
    Definition
    (adj) beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    Synonyms : curious , funny , peculiar , queer , rum , rummy , singular
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.
    Synonyms : unmatched , unmated , unpaired
    Definition
    (adj) not used up
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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