[ od-man ]
/ ˈɒdˌmæn /
noting or pertaining to a situation in which the players on one side outnumber those of the opposition.
These Plain Words Have Very Odd Origin StoriesOver the years, these words have gone on a journey from signifying creepy, strange, antithetical, and even paranormal ideas to taking on the standard meanings we know and understand today.
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And now the odd-man, with the surreptitious air of one engaged in a nefarious act, was putting a new tread on the stairs.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett