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
Of course it seems odd to all of us, but still, after all, odder things have been known!What Timmy Did|Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
An odder pair of sponsors he could not have found had he been at pains to choose them so.The Lion's Skin|Rafael Sabatini
An odder contrast than that between this fine room below and the still, desolate sea above, no mind could imagine.The House Under the Sea|Sir Max Pemberton
I was going to reply that it was not odd if you knew Mr. Porterfield, but I reflected that that perhaps only made it odder.
But it is, perhaps, after all, no odder than many things I have seen.The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine|Frank R. Stockton
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