odd man out

noun

Definition of odd man out

: a person who differs from the other members of a group

Examples of odd man out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, who is the odd man out in a nine-player rotation? Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 27 Apr. 2022 So, who is the odd man out in a nine-player rotation? Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, 2 Apr. 2022 And early on, Moody often found himself as the odd man out in Steve Kerr’s stuffed rotation. C.j. Holmes, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Mar. 2022 As Andrew Tobias writes, Dolan stood out as the odd man out at the forum, hosted at Genoa Baptist Church and sponsored by the socially conservative Center for Christian Virtue. cleveland, 25 Oct. 2021 If the Cubs opt for the most roster flexibility, Frazier could be the odd man out because of his minor-league option. Meghan Montemurro, chicagotribune.com, 26 Mar. 2022 And natural gas futures were the odd man out, falling 7.23% for the week. Jj Kinahan, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 Ibaka has often been the odd man out of the center rotation when all three big men have been healthy. Andrew Greif, Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 2022 With Jamaal Williams back and D'Andre Swift perhaps soon to follow, Godwin Igwebuike likely will be the odd man out of the Detroit Lions' running back rotation. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, 25 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of odd man out

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of odd man out was in 1873

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Last Updated

13 May 2022

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“Odd man out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd%20man%20out. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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