odd man

noun

Definition of odd man

1 : one that casts or may cast a decisive vote when a vote is otherwise tied
2a : 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
(2) : day laborer

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“Odd man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd%20man. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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