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odds and ends

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of odds and ends

  1. 1 small useful items <she's always searching among the odds and ends in the drawer for some tool that she needs> Synonyms etceteras, novelties, notion, sundriesRelated Words baubles, bric-a-brac, gewgaws (also geegaws), knickknacks (also nicknacks), trinkets; gadgets, gimmicks, jiggers; hodgepodge, miscellany, variety

  2. 2 a remaining group or portion <almost all of the piece of leather will be needed for upholstering the chair, so just throw away any odds and ends> Synonyms balance, leavings, leftovers, remainder, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, restRelated Words fragment, scrap, vestige; butt, oddment, scraping(s), stub, stump; excess, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplusNear Antonyms body, bulk, main, mass, most, weight




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