adjective, odd·er, odd·est.
- a stroke more than the opponent has played.
- British. a stroke taken from a player's total score for a hole in order to give him or her odds.
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Origin of odd
SYNONYMS FOR odd
OTHER WORDS FROM oddodd·ly, adverbodd·ness, noun
Words nearby odd
Definition for odd (2 of 3)
noun, plural ODs or OD's.
verb (used without object), OD'd or ODed or OD'ed, OD'ing or OD·ing.
Origin of OD
Definition for odd (3 of 3)
or 'Od, Odd
Origin of Od
Example sentences from the Web for odd
As the controversy unfurled late Monday, it created some odd bedfellows.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference|Tim Mak|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So when he told me, 'You can come to my show, but you can't come to see Phoebe, and you can't come to see Riccardo, that was odd.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Would he have been careful enough to destroy the odd pieces of jute you've left so messily about?Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They share an odd bond, however: the bounties the U.S. government has placed on their heads.
But with GOP governors slashing budgets across the country, can this odd alliance last?
To all this chaff Peter returned modest replies and the odd little chuckle that had so endeared him to his schoolmates.The Story of Leather|Sara Ware Bassett
If I had kept thirteen pence out of his fare, the odd penny would have been usury.On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2)|John Ruskin
Occasionally, it came out at odd times, and then remained indoors altogether.The Rainbow Book Tales of Fun & Fancy|Mabel Henriette Spielmann
And his odd reason is that Mrs. Pott said she was dull there.All Things Considered|G. K. Chesterton
These were odd actions, surely; but was it my place to interfere?The Agony Column|Earl Derr Biggers
British Dictionary definitions for odd (1 of 5)
- not divisible by two
- represented or indicated by a number that is not divisible by twographs are on odd pages Compare even 1 (def. 7)
- one stroke more than the score of one's opponent
- an advantage or handicap of one stroke added to or taken away from a player's score
Derived forms of oddoddly, adverboddness, noun
Word Origin for odd
British Dictionary definitions for odd (2 of 5)
'Od or Odd
British Dictionary definitions for odd (3 of 5)
verb OD's, OD'ing or OD'd
Word Origin for OD
British Dictionary definitions for odd (4 of 5)
- on demand