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odds-on

[odz-on, -awn] /ˈɒdzˈɒn, -ˈɔn/
adjective
1.
being the one more or most likely to win, succeed, attain, or achieve something:
the odds-on favorite.
Origin of odds-on
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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odds-on

adjective
1.
(of a chance, horse, etc) rated at even money or less to win
2.
regarded as more or most likely to win, succeed, happen, etc
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odds-on

adjective

Favorable; sure to win: This one's so successful the odds-on betting was it'd never burn down (1898+ Gambling)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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