odd
adjectiveDefinition of odd
(Entry 1 of 2)
1a : being without a corresponding (see corresponding sense 1) mate an odd shoe
b(1) : left over after others are paired or grouped came without his wife and thus turned out to be the odd guest at the party
(2) : separated from a set or series had in his possession only two or three odd volumes of the original 12volume set
2a : somewhat more than the indicated approximate quantity, extent, or degree —usually used in combination 300odd pages
b(1) : left over as a remainder had a few odd dollars left after paying his bills
(2) : constituting a small amount had some odd change in her pocket
3a : being any of the integers (such as −3, −1, +1, and +3) that are not divisible by two without leaving a remainder
b : marked by an odd number of units needed two oddlength boards, one of three feet and one of five feet
c : being a function (see function entry 1 sense 5a) such that f (−x) = −f (x) where the sign is reversed but the absolute value remains the same if the sign of the independent variable is reversed
4a : not regular, expected, or planned worked at odd jobs
b : encountered or experienced from time to time : occasional manages to get in some reading at odd moments
5 : having an outoftheway location : remote found it in some odd corner of the house
6 : differing markedly from the usual, ordinary, or accepted : peculiar a very odd way to show gratitude
ODD
abbreviationDefinition of ODD (Entry 2 of 2)
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