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odd

 (ŏd)
adj. odd·er, odd·est
1. Deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected; strange or peculiar: an odd name; odd behavior. See Synonyms at strange.
2. Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination: invited 30-odd guests.
3.
a. Constituting a remainder: had some odd dollars left over.
b. Small in amount: jingled the odd change in my pockets.
4.
a. Being one of an incomplete pair or set: an odd shoe.
b. Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
5. Mathematics Designating an integer not divisible by two, such as 1, 3, and 5.
6. Not expected, regular, or planned: called at odd intervals.
7. Remote; out-of-the-way: found the antique shop in an odd corner of town.

[Middle English odde, from Old Norse oddi, point of land, triangle, odd number.]

odd′ly adv.
odd′ness n.

Odd

 (ŏd)
interj.
Variant of Od.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.oddly - in a manner differing from the usual or expected; "had a curiously husky voice"; "he's behaving rather peculiarly"
2.oddly - in a strange manner; "a queerly inscribed sheet of paper"

oddly

adverb strangely, remarkably, curiously, extraordinarily, astonishingly, bizarrely, singularly, unaccountably He seemed oddly reluctant to talk about it.
Translations
بِصورَةٍ غَريبَه
undarlega
čudno
tuhaf şekilde

oddly

[ˈɒdlɪ] ADV [behave, act] → de (una) manera rara, de (una) manera extraña, en forma extraña (LAm)
he's behaving very oddlyse está comportando de (una) manera muy rara or extraña
oddly attractive/calmextrañamente atractivo/tranquilo
an oddly shaped roomuna habitación con una forma rara or extraña
they are oddly similartienen un extraño parecido
oddly enough, you're rightpor extraño que parezca, tienes razón

oddly

[ˈɒdli] adv
[behave] → bizarrement
(= unaccountably) [reluctant, familiar, touching, comforting] → curieusement
(sentence adverb) oddly, ... → curieusement, ...
oddly enough, ... → curieusement, ...

oddly

adv speak, behaveeigenartig, sonderbar, merkwürdig; an oddly shaped roomein Raum, der eine seltsame Form hat; I find her oddly attractiveich finde sie auf (eine) seltsame Art anziehend; they are oddly similarsie sind sich seltsam or merkwürdig ähnlich; the street was oddly familiardie Straße kam mir merkwürdig bekannt vor; oddly enough she was at homemerkwürdigerweise or seltsamerweise war sie zu Hause; oddly enough you are rightSie werden überrascht sein, aber das stimmt

oddly

[ˈɒdlɪ] advstranamente
they are oddly similar → tra di loro c'è una strana somiglianza
oddly enough you are right → stranamente hai ragione

odd

(od) adjective
1. unusual; strange. He's wearing very odd clothes; a very odd young man.
2. (of a number) that cannot be divided exactly by 2. 5 and 7 are odd (numbers).
3. not one of a pair, set etc. an odd shoe.
4. occasional; free. at odd moments.
ˈoddityplural ˈoddities noun
a strange person or thing. He's a bit of an oddity.
ˈoddly adverb
strangely. He is behaving very oddly.
ˈoddment noun
a piece left over from something. an oddment of material.
odds noun plural
1. chances; probability. The odds are that he will win.
2. a difference in strength, in favour of one side. They are fighting against heavy odds.
odd jobs
(usually small) jobs of various kinds, often done for other people. He's unemployed, but earns some money by doing odd jobs for old people.
odd job man
a person employed to do such jobs.
be at odds
to be quarrelling. He has been at odds with his brother for years.
make no odds
to be unimportant. We haven't got much money, but that makes no odds.
oddly enough
it is strange or remarkable (that). I saw John this morning. Oddly enough, I was just thinking I hadn't seen him for a long time.
odd man out / odd one out
1. a person or thing that is different from others. In this test, you have to decide which of these three objects is the odd one out.
2. a person or thing that is left over when teams etc are made up. When they chose the two teams, I was the odd man out.
odds and ends
small objects etc of different kinds. There were various odds and ends lying about on the table.
what's the odds?
it's not important; it doesn't matter. We didn't win the competition but what's the odds?
References in classic literature ?
It would have sounded oddly to Mary, but life is gray to friendless girls, and something might have come of it.
Our instructors were oddly assorted; wandering pioneer school-teachers, stranded ministers of the Gospel, a few enthusiastic young men just out of graduate schools.
Yet was this half-horrible stolidity in him, involving, too, as it appeared, an all-ramifying heartlessness; --yet was it oddly dashed at times, with an old, crutch-like, antediluvian, wheezing humorousness, not unstreaked now and then with a certain grizzled wittiness; such as might have served to pass the time during the midnight watch on the bearded forecastle of Noah's ark.
Perkins, holding himself oddly as he always did, like a figure in one of Perugino's pictures, drew his fingers thoughtfully through his beard.
I was thinking," he said, "how oddly things turn out.
Oddly enough, the thought uppermost in the minds of all was that he had been fighting and was going to the brook directly at the back of the store, to wash himself.
Oddly enough, he gave her the same feeling, too, and with him, too, she felt baffled.
The two women looked at each other with a quiet significant gaze, and then, feeling oddly dazed, and seeking she did not know exactly what, Mrs.
But every now and then what she was saying seemed to her oddly empty of meaning.
She breathed a vague relief: this was, oddly, so much to the good.
Carton," returned the other, oddly disconcerted, "I have not asked myself the question.
THE best comedy line of the week came, oddly, from a dystopian sci-fi drama (Humans, Channel 4, Sunday).