odd

The numbers 1, 3, 5, and 35 are all odd numbers — they can't be divided by two. They are not even. Also, things that are weird or strange are called odd.

This word covers things that are slightly off-kilter, like odd numbers. You can use odd for a single thing that belongs in a pair, like an odd sock or odd mitten. If someone wants you to do odd jobs, that could mean almost anything: odd jobs are random and unpredictable jobs that could come up. When you describe a person as odd, or that they’re exhibiting odd behavior, it means they're peculiar and out of the ordinary.

Definitions of odd
  1. adjective
    not divisible by two
    synonyms: uneven
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    Antonyms:
    even
    divisible by two
  2. adjective
    not used up
    synonyms: left, left over, leftover, remaining, unexpended
    unexhausted
    not used up completely
  3. adjective
    of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.
    synonyms: unmatched, unmated, unpaired
    mismatched
    either not matched or unsuitably matched
  4. adjective
    an indefinite quantity more than that specified
    “invited 30- odd guests”
    Synonyms:
    inexact
    not exact
  5. adjective
    not easily explained
    “it is odd that his name is never mentioned”
    Synonyms:
    unusual
    not usual or common or ordinary
  6. adjective
    beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    “had an odd name”
    synonyms: curious, funny, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular
    strange, unusual
    being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
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