Adjective > Odd

Adjective > Odd

1 : (also more odd; most odd) odder; oddest: strange or unusual : different from what is normal or expected

He has some odd (=peculiar, weird) habits.

She had an odd look on her face.

2 : always used before a noun: happening in a way that is not planned or regular

She kept a stack of magazines that she would read at odd moments.

During the summer, he would do odd jobs for his neighbors to earn extra money.

3 : always used before a noun : of different kinds or types

They were selling an odd assortment of candy and jewelry.

a few odd (=random) bits of information

4 : always used before a noun: not matched or paired with another thing or person

I folded all the laundry and had one odd sock left.

5 a: not able to be divided into two equal whole numbers

The numbers 1, 3, 5, and 7 are odd, while 2, 4, 6, and 8 are even.

odd and even numbers

There’s an odd number of chairs.

b : marked by an odd number

The odd-numbered houses are on the left side of the street.