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English adjective: odd

1. odd not divisible by two


Synonymsuneven


Antonymseven

2. odd not easily explained


SamplesIt is odd that his name is never mentioned.


Similarunusual


Antonymsusual

3. odd an indefinite quantity more than that specified


SamplesInvited 30-odd guests.


Similarinexact


Domain usagecombining form


Antonymsexact

4. odd beyond or deviating from the usual or expected


SamplesA 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.


Synonymscurious, funny, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular


Similarstrange, unusual


Antonymsfamiliar

5. odd of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.


Synonymsunmatched, unmated, unpaired


Similarmismatched


Antonymsmatched

6. odd not used up


SamplesLeftover 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.


Synonymsleft, left over, leftover, remaining, unexpended


Similarunexhausted


Antonymsspent, exhausted









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