odd man

noun

Definition of odd man

1 :one that casts or may cast a decisive vote when a vote is otherwise tied
2 a :a player (as in the game of odd man wins) whose coin shows a face different from two other coins tossed or matched
3
[odd (job)]
a chiefly British
(1) :one that does odd jobs
b :floater 4 b

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