Definition of stack the odds against (someone)
- His drug use was stacking the odds against him giving him no chance of finding a good job.
: a large usually conical pile (as of hay, straw, or grain in the sheaf) left standing in the field for storage
: an orderly pile or heap
: a large quantity or number
: to arrange in a stack : pile
: to pile in or on
: to arrange secretly for cheating
: degree of unlikeness
: an amount by which one thing exceeds or falls short of another
: in opposition or hostility to
: not in conformity with : contrary to
: in competition with
: in preparation for the time when
: some person : somebody
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