Definition of odds and ends in English:

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odds and ends

Pronunciation:

plural noun

Miscellaneous articles or remnants: we bought batteries for the radio and a few other odds and ends
More example sentences
  • Unless she's thrown it away, the broken watch is still in a box of miscellaneous odds and ends on a shelf in the den.
  • I claw at the floor, the walls, the odds and ends and knick-knacks that they decorated the apartment with.
  • Cath's room was cluttered with odds and ends, computer parts and engine pieces.
Synonyms
bits and pieces, bits and bobs, bits, pieces, stuff, paraphernalia, things;
informal junk
British informal odds and sods, clobber, gubbins
vulgar slang shit, crap
archaic rummage, truck

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