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Synonyms of odd in English:


  • 1 an odd man
    [Antonyms] normal, conventional
  • 2 quite a few odd things had happened
    strange, unusual, peculiar, funny, curious, bizarre, weird, uncanny, queer, outré, unexpected, unfamiliar, abnormal, atypical, anomalous, different, out of the ordinary, out of the way, exceptional, rare, extraordinary, remarkable, puzzling, mystifying, mysterious, perplexing, baffling, unaccountable, uncommon, irregular, singular, deviant, aberrant, freak, freakish
    informal fishy, freaky
    [Antonyms] ordinary, usual
  • 3 we have the odd drink together he does odd jobs for friends
    occasional, casual, irregular, isolated, random, sporadic, periodic;
    miscellaneous, various, varied, sundry
    [Antonyms] regular, scheduled
  • 4 odd socks
    mismatched, unmatched, unpaired;
    single, lone, solitary, extra, surplus, leftover, remaining
  • 5 when you've got an odd ten minutes, stop by my office
    spare, free, available, unoccupied;
    between appointments, between engagements
  • Phrases

    odd man out

    no matter what our group planned to do over school vacations, Cassidy was always odd man out
    outsider, exception, oddity, nonconformist, maverick, individualist, misfit, fish out of water, square peg in a round hole

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