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odds-on

[odz-on, -awn]
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  1. being the one more or most likely to win, succeed, attain, or achieve something: the odds-on favorite.

Origin of odds-on

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for odds-on

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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