Definitions of odd

  1. Not paired with another, or remaining over after a pairing; without a mate; unmatched; single; as, an odd shoe; an odd glove.
  2. Not divisible by 2 without a remainder; not capable of being evenly paired, one unit with another; as, 1, 3, 7, 9, 11, etc., are odd numbers.
  3. Left over after a definite round number has been taken or mentioned; indefinitely, but not greatly, exceeding a specified number; extra.
  4. Remaining over; unconnected; detached; fragmentary; hence, occasional; inconsiderable; as, odd jobs; odd minutes; odd trifles.
  5. Different from what is usual or common; unusual; singular; peculiar; unique; strange.
  6. Oddness.
  7. Oddly.
  8. of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e. g.
  9. ( in combination) an indefinite quantity more than that specified; " invited 30- odd guests"
  10. an indefinite quantity more than that specified; " invited 30- odd guests"
  11. Not paired or matched with another; as, an odd glove; not even; not exactly divisible by two; as, seven is an odd number; left over after equal division; extra; as, you may have the odd one; additional to an amount that is complete; as, if you have any odd dollars, give them to this cause; unusual; as, an odd occurrence; peculiar; eccentric; as, an odd person; occasional; as, he does odd jobs around the place.
  12. Not paired with another: not even: left over after a round number has been taken: not exactly divisible by two: strange: unusual: trifling.
  13. Not paired; not divisible by two; remaining; strange.
  14. Occasional.
  15. Peculiar; queer; eccentric.
  16. Not even; not divisible into equal numbers; remaining over after a round number; remaining over; singular; differing from what is usual; not taken into the common account; uncommon.
  17. Literally, a point or object sticking up for want of another to match it; not even; left over after some definite number; uncommon; strange; eccentric; droll; unmatched.
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