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odd

odd

 
 
pronunciation:
ad
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: odder, oddest
definition 1: different from what is expected or usual; strange.
Joe looked odd in his striped pants, green shoes, and flowered hat.
synonyms:
curious, funny, peculiar, queer, strange, uncommon, unusual, weird
antonyms:
normal, ordinary, regular, usual
similar words:
eccentric, erratic, rare, singular, unique
definition 2: being the only one of a set or pair.
That drawer is full of odd socks.
synonyms:
lone, single, solitary
similar words:
extra
definition 3: left over; remaining.
My mother used odd scraps of cloth to make a beautiful quilt.
synonyms:
remaining, spare, surplus
similar words:
extra
definition 4: not able to be divided exactly by two.
Three is an odd number. (See even.).
synonyms:
uneven
antonyms:
even
derivations: oddly (adj.), oddness (n.)
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