odd number


: a whole number that is not able to be divided by two into two equal whole numbers
The numbers 1, 3, 5, and 7 are odd numbers.

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Recent Examples on the Web During tonight’s episode, the queens will perform stand-up comedy in pairs, but an odd number of queens causes some drama. Josie Howell | , al, 10 Mar. 2023

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“Odd number.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd%20number. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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