odd Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Definition of “odd” - Learner’s Dictionary


STRANGE B2 strange or unusual: I always thought there was something odd about her. It's a bit odd that he didn't come.Strange, suspicious and unnatural
NOT OFTEN [always before noun] not happening often: He does odd jobs here and there.Rarely and infrequently
SEPARATED [always before noun] being one of a pair when the other item is missing: an odd sock Groups of things according to number
APPROXIMATELY used after a number to mean approximately: There are thirty odd kids in the class.Approximate
NUMBER An odd number does not produce a whole number when it is divided by two.Numbers generally
(Definition of odd from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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