Definition of the odd man/one out
- It looks like he's the odd one out on this particular issue.
- All my college friends have gotten married. I'm the odd man out.
: being without a corresponding (see corresponding 1) mate
: left over after others are paired or grouped
: separated from a set or series
: an individual human
: a man belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)
: to supply with people (as for service)
: to station members of a ship's crew at
: to serve in the force or complement of
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to become publicly known
used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
: in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats
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