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odd
British English: /ɒd/
American English: /ɑd/

Translation of odd in French:

adjective

  • 1 (strange, unusual)
    (person, object, occurrence)
    there is something odd about
    il y a quelque chose de bizarre dans
    (appearance, statement)
    there is something odd about her
    elle a quelque chose de bizarre
    there is something/nothing odd about it
    il y a quelque chose/il n'y a rien de bizarre
    it is odd that …
    c'est bizarre que …
    (+ subj)
    (more formally)
    il est surprenant que …
    (+ subj)
    it is odd to see
    c'est bizarre de voir
    (more formally)
    il est surprenant de voir
    it is odd how people react
    c'est bizarre de voir comme les gens réagissent
    it would be odd if they were to do
    il serait surprenant qu'ils fassent
    to be an odd couple
    former un drôle de couple
    that's odd he's a bit odd (eccentric)
    il est un peu loufoque
    (informal)
  • 2 (occasional) See examples: I have the odd drink/pizza
    il m'arrive de boire un verre/manger une pizza
    to write the odd article
    écrire un article de temps en temps
    to pay somebody the odd visit
    aller voir quelqu'un de temps en temps
    the landscape was bare except for the odd tree
    le paysage était désert à part un arbre ou deux
  • 4 (miscellaneous) See examples: there were some odd envelopes/bits of cloth left
    il restait encore quelques enveloppes/bouts de tissu
    a few odd coins
    un reste de monnaie
  • 6 (different) See examples: spot the odd man ou one out
    trouvez l'intrus
    to feel the odd one out
    ne pas se sentir à sa place
  • also: -odd
    (dans composés) (approximately) See examples: he lost a thousand-odd dollars
    il a perdu mille dollars et quelques
    there were sixty-odd people
    il y avait soixante et quelques personnes
    twenty-odd years later
    une bonne vingtaine d'années après

Idioms

[informal]
he's as odd as two left feet

il marche à côté de ses pompes

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