1 not divisible by two [ant: even]
2 not easily explained; "it is odd that his name is never mentioned"
3 an indefinite quantity more than that specified; "invited 30-odd guests"
4 beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "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" [syn: curious, funny, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular]
6 not used up; "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" [syn: leftover, left over(p), left(p), remaining, unexpended]
Etymologyoddi, which comes from oddr via an intermediate meaning of "triangle". The original meaning is "left over".
- strange, unusual.
- arithmetic not comparable Not divisible by two.
- But for the odd exception.
over, remaining when
the rest have been grouped
- I'm the odd one out.
- casual, irregular.
- He's only worked odd jobs.
- In the context of "in combination with a number|not
- There were thirty-odd people in the room.
- Catalan: estrany
- Chinese: 奇怪 (qí quài)
- Dutch: vreemd, merkwaardig, raar
- Esperanto: stranga
- Finnish: outo, kummallinen, omituinen
- French: bizarre, étrange
- German: seltsam, merkwürdig, komisch
- Ido: baroka
- Italian: strano, strambo
- Japanese: 変 (へん, hen)
- Sorani: سهیر
- Polish: dziwny
- Portuguese: estranho, raro
- Russian: странный
- Slovene: čuden , čudna , čudno
- Spanish: extraño, raro
- Telugu: విలక్షణమైన (vilakshaNamaina)
not divisible by two
rare: but for the odd exception
- Dutch: uitzonderlijk, zeldzaam
left over after others have been grouped
- Dutch: overblijvend, resterend
- Finnish: pariton
- Korean: 우수리 (usuri)
- Dutch: onregelmatig
- Finnish: satunnainen
- defn English
Odd may refer to:
- In everyday language: the quality of being unpaired, occasional, strange or unusual
- In mathematics:
- an integer is odd if dividing it by two does not result in another integer; see even and odd numbers
- a function f defined on the real numbers is odd if f(x) = −f(−x) for all x; see even and odd functions
- a permutation of a finite set is odd if it can be written as the functional composition of an odd number of transpositions; see even and odd permutations
- In probability theory, the odds in favour of an event is the ratio of the event's probability to the complementary probability.
- Odd (name), is a name of Old Norse origin, the 11th most common male name in Norway (coincidentally, Even is also a common Norwegian name). In Old Norse the word means the sharp end of a weapon, e.g. edge of a sword or spear/arrow head.
- Odd, West Virginia, USA
- Odd Grenland B.K., is a Norwegian football team
- Odd Della Robbia, a character in Code Lyoko
ODD may refer to:
odd in Czech: Odd
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