odd man


Definition of odd man

  1. 1 :  one that casts or may cast a decisive vote when a vote is otherwise tied

  2. 2a :  a player (as in the game of odd man wins) whose coin shows a face different from two other coins tossed or matched b :  odd man out 2

  3. 3 [odd (job)] a chiefly British (1) :  one that does odd jobs (2) :  day laborer b :  floater 4 b, 4 d

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a trip made at another's expense

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