Meaning of ODD in English
adj. & n.
1. extraordinary, strange, queer, remarkable, eccentric.
2 casual, occasional, unconnected (odd jobs; odd moments).
3 not normally noticed or considered; unpredictable (in some odd corner; picks up odd bargains).
4 additional; beside the reckoning (earned the odd pound).
5 a (of numbers such as 3 and 5) not integrally divisible by two. b (of things or persons numbered consecutively) bearing such a number (no parking on odd dates).
6 left over when the rest have been distributed or divided into pairs (have got an odd sock).
7 detached from a set or series (a few odd volumes).
8 (appended to a number, sum, weight, etc.) somewhat more than (forty odd; forty-odd people).
9 by which a round number, given sum, etc., is exceeded (we have 102 - what shall we do with the odd 2?).
--n. Golf a handicap of one stroke at each hole.
Phrases and idioms:
odd job a casual isolated piece of work. odd job man (or odd jobber) Brit. a person who does odd jobs. odd man out
1. a person or thing differing from all the others in a group in some respect.
2 a method of selecting one of three or more persons e.g. by tossing a coin.
oddish adj. oddly adv. oddness n.
Etymology: ME f. ON odda- in odda-mathr third man, odd man, f. oddi angle
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012