long odds

Definition of long odds

  1. :  a poor chance of winning The team has made some major improvements, but they still face long odds.

Word by Word Definitions

longplay
  1. :  extending for a considerable distance

    :  having greater length than usual

    :  having greater height than usual :  tall

  1. :  for or during a long time

    :  at or to a long distance :  far

    :  for the duration of a specified period

  1. :  a long period of time

    :  a long syllable

    :  one taking a long position especially in a security or commodity market

  1. :  to feel a strong desire or craving especially for something not likely to be attained

  1. :  to be suitable or fitting

oddsplay
  1. :  inequalities

    :  degree of unlikeness

    :  an amount by which one thing exceeds or falls short of another


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