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
synonym study for odd
OTHER WORDS FROM oddoddly, adverboddness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for odd
But the odder reference in the statement is to the “diplomats and legal advisers from WikiLeaks.”As WikiLeaks Takes on the Roles of a State, America Must Treat It as One|Stuart Stevens|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Friday night in Williamsburg has seen much odder sights than a young couple going to a dinner and dance.A Night Along the Military-Civilian Divide: An Iraq Vet in New York|Matt Gallagher|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He's aboudt my size, only not kevite so goot looging as me, und pigger oop an' down as I am der odder vay.Motor Matt's Mystery|Stanley R. Matthews
The camp looked very strange without the horses, and it was odder still to have no watering or grooming to do.In the Ranks of the C.I.V.|Erskine Childers
Dose fellers look like dey vas birates, or some odder scalawags.
Iss dere pread fruit und odder dropical t'ings on der island?
And, Mary's return being delayed, Sibyl found time to think this unprefaced exit odder and ruder than she had first considered it.The Turmoil|Booth Tarkington
British Dictionary definitions for odd
- 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