odds-on

adjective
\ ˈädz-ˈȯn How to pronounce odds-on (audio) , -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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of odds-on was in 1888

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“Odds-on.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odds-on. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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odds-on

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English Language Learners Definition of odds-on

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

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