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od

interjection \ˈäd\

Definition of od

archaic

  1. —used as a mild oath



Variants of od

or odd play \ˈäd\

Origin of od

euphemism for God


First Known Use: 1695

Rhymes with od


1

OD

play
noun \ˌō-ˈdē\

Definition of OD

  1. 1 :  an overdose of a narcotic

  2. 2 :  one who has taken an OD



Origin of od

overdose


First Known Use: circa 1960

Other Drug/Tobacco Terms

Rhymes with od

ackee, Agee, agley, aiguille, agree, Albee, alee, ani, at sea, Attlee, Bacchae, bailee, Bangui, banshee, bargee, bawbee, bee tree, Belgae, big tree, bohea, bootee, bougie, break free, buckshee, burgee, Bt, callee, Capri, carefree, CB, CD, Chablis, Chaldee, chickpea, chili, church key, confit, cowpea, croquis, curie, dead-tree, debris, decree, deep-sea, degree, Denis, donee, DP, draftee, drawee, Dundee, emcee, ennui, esprit, etui, farci, feoffee, flame tree, foresee, for free, fringe tree, fusee, GB, germfree, glacis, goatee, grandee, grand prix, grantee, green tea, GT, heart-free, he/she, high sea, high tea, Horae, hot key, Humvee, IC, in fee, IV, Jaycee, jaygee, jayvee, Jiangxi, knock-knee, KP, latchkey, lessee, listee, look-see, low-key, LP, lychee, mamey, maquis, Marie, marquee, MC, mentee, Midi, mille-feuille, muggee, must-see, Nancy, ngwee, North Sea, off-key, ogee, Osee, Parcae, pardie, Parsi, passkey, Pawnee, payee, PC, Pee Dee, peewee, pewee, PG, pledgee, pollee, pongee, post-free, précis, puree, puttee, qt, raki, rani, razee, Red Sea, rooftree, Ross Sea, rupee, rushee, RV, scot-free, settee, Shaanxi, shade tree, Shanxi, s/he, shift key, shoe tree, sightsee, signee, silk tree, sirree, smoke tree, snap pea, snow pea, spadille, spahi, spondee, squeegee, standee, state tree, strophe, suttee, sweat bee, sycee, TB, tepee, testee, 3-D, titi, to-be, toll-free, topee, to sea, towhee, townee, trainee, Tralee, trochee, trustee, Tupi, turfski, turnkey, tutee, Tutsi, tutti, TV, unbe, vendee, vestee, Volsci, vouchee, whangee, whoopee, wind tee, would-be, Yangtze, yen-shee


2

OD

verb

Simple Definition of OD

  • : to become sick or die from taking too much of a drug

  • : to have or experience too much of something

Full Definition of OD

OD'd or ODedOD'·ingOD's

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to become ill or die of an OD

  3. 2 :  to have or experience too much of something —usually used with on <OD on television>

1966

First Known Use of od

1966

Other Drug/Tobacco Terms


3

OD

abbreviation

Definition of OD

  1. 1 doctor of optometry

  2. 2 [Latin oculus dexter] right eye

  3. 3 officer of the day

  4. 4 olive drab

  5. 5 on demand

  6. 6 outside diameter; outside dimension

  7. 7 overdraft; overdrawn




Medical Dictionary

od

abbreviation

Medical Definition of od

  1. every day—used in writing prescriptions



Origin of od

Latin omnes dies


1

OD

play
noun \(ˈ)ō-ˈdē\

Medical Definition of OD

  1. 1:  an overdose of a narcotic

  2. 2:  an individual who has taken an OD




2

OD

intransitive verb

Medical Definition of OD

OD'd or ODedOD'·ingOD's

  1. :  to become ill or die of an OD




OD

abbreviation

Medical Definition of OD

  1. 1doctor of optometry

  2. 2[Latin oculus dexter] right eye—used in writing prescriptions





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