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
The scene between getaway cab driver Esmeralda Villalobos (Angela Jones) and Butch is one of the oddest in Pulp Fiction.The Secrets of ‘Pulp Fiction’: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie on Its 20th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this could wind up being the oddest confrontation of all.Exclusive: Chiquita Is Blocking a 9/11 Victims’ Bill|Tim Mak|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A look at the ursine baby trend—and where it falls among the list of the year's oddest monikers.Kate Winslet’s Bear Rocknroll & Other Crazy Celebrity Baby Names of 2013|Pamela Redmond Satran/Nameberry|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was the oddest thing that ever happened to me in my life.America’s Cassandra: David Mamet Speaks on the Lies of Obama and War|Lloyd Grove|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Oscar winner talks about his oddest jobs, his cooking hobby, James Bond—and taming lions.Christopher Walken on ‘Seven Psychopaths,’ Natalie Wood, & More|Marlow Stern|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Davy walked through the door-way and found himself in the oddest-looking little country place that could possibly be imagined.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
The bundle when it was unrolled was found to contain some of the oddest-looking balls of yarn that ever were seen.The Story of the Big Front Door|Mary Finley Leonard
Another contributory source to this oddest freak of my life was the terms on which I had returned to the college.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
But the oddest thing to us are the bunches of fungi, tawny-coloured, piled up in heaps, and evidently very popular!Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
The fourth member of our feathered quartette was the oddest of all.Birds of the Rockies|Leander Sylvester Keyser
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