odds-on

adjective \ ˈädz-ˈȯn , -ˈän \

Definition of odds-on

1 : having or viewed as having a better than even chance to win
  • the odds-on favorite
2 : not involving much risk : pretty sure
  • an odds-on bet

First Known Use of odds-on

1888


ODDS-ON Defined for English Language Learners

odds-on

adjective

Definition of odds-on for English Language Learners

  • : having a very good chance to win : believed to be likely to win


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