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  ( odder    comparative)   ( oddest    superlative  )
1       adj   If you describe someone or something as odd, you think that they are strange or unusual.   (=peculiar)  
He'd always been odd, but not to this extent..., What an odd coincidence that he should have known your family..., Something odd began to happen.     
  oddly      adv   ADV with v  
...an oddly shaped hill..., His own boss was behaving rather oddly.     
2       adj   You use odd before a noun to indicate that you are not mentioning the type, size, or quality of something because it is not important.  
det ADJ   (=occasional)  
...moving from place to place where she could find the odd bit of work..., I knew that Alan liked the odd drink.     
3       adv   You use odd after a number to indicate that it is only approximate.  
He has now appeared in sixty odd films..., `How long have you lived here?'—`Twenty odd years.'     
4       adj   Odd numbers, such as 3 and 17, are those which cannot be divided exactly by the number two.  
usu ADJ n     (Antonym: even)    The odd numbers are on the left as you walk up the street..., There's an odd number of candidates.     
5       adj   You say that two things are odd when they do not belong to the same set or pair.,   (Antonym: matching)    I'm wearing odd socks today by the way.     
6    The odd man out, the odd woman out, or the odd one out in a particular situation is a person who is different from the other people in it.  
the odd man out/the odd woman out/the odd one out      phrase   N inflects, usu v-link PHR  
Azerbaijan has been the odd man out, the one republic not to hold democratic elections..., Mark and Rick were the odd ones out in claiming to like this cherry beer.     
    odds and ends  

odd-job man        ( odd-job men    plural  ) An odd-job man is a man who is paid to do various jobs such as cleaning or repairing things, usually in someone's home.      n-count  
If you describe someone or something as odd-looking, you think that they look strange or unusual.      adj  
They were an odd-looking couple...     
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


1    abnormal, atypical, bizarre, curious, deviant, different, eccentric, exceptional, extraordinary, fantastic, freak, freakish, freaky     (slang)   funny, irregular, kinky     (informal)   left-field     (informal)   oddball     (informal)   off-the-wall     (slang)   outlandish, out of the ordinary, outré, peculiar, quaint, queer, rare, remarkable, rum     (Brit. slang)   singular, strange, uncanny, uncommon, unconventional, unusual, wacko     (slang)   weird, whimsical  
2    casual, fragmentary, incidental, irregular, miscellaneous, occasional, periodic, random, seasonal, sundry, varied, various  
3    leftover, lone, remaining, single, solitary, spare, surplus, unconsumed, uneven, unmatched, unpaired  
1    common, customary, familiar, natural, normal, ordinary, regular, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual  
2    habitual, permanent, regular, steady  
3    even, matched, paired  

odd man out     
exception, freak, maverick, misfit, nonconformist, outsider, square peg in a round hole     (informal)  

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freaky means odd, strange, unusual
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