noting or pertaining to a situation in which the players on one side outnumber those of the opposition.
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How to use odd-man in a sentence
No one likes to be the odd man out, so join your fellow blue bloods at Chinooks.Best Broncos and Seahawks Bars to Watch Super Bowl XLVIII | Justin Jones | January 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Working for the Obama administration, Mattis has often found himself the odd man out—particularly when it comes to Iran.As Obama Preaches Patience, Mattis Prepares for War With Iran | Eli Lake | May 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mitt Romney, Odd Man Out p. 294-295: Romney has no reticence about slashing at his rivals.
There was an awful bombardment between the two armies, and it was only a very odd man that got away without being wounded.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie | George Brenton Laurie
The odd man was out, and Pierre went out on the first toss of the coins.Riders of the Silences | John Frederick
Our verger and odd man about the church at Y—— (we took him over from our predecessor) could not read.Thirty Years in Australia | Ada Cambridge
The great man let out a great big laugh, And to the odd man he talked down.A Hero and a Great Man | Francis Kruckvich
We three had to be content with the other room, and two beds; odd man out for the whole one.Three in Norway | James Arthur Lees