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

Translation of odd in Spanish:

adjective odder, oddest

  • 1 (strange)
    the odd thing is that …
    lo raro or lo curioso es que …
    he's the oddest of men
    es el hombre más raro del mundo
    how odd that there's no one here to meet us
    qué raro que no haya venido nadie a buscarnos
    it was odd of her not to say anything
    fue raro que no dijera nada
    that's (very) odd: there's no milk left
    qué raro or qué cosa más rara: no queda leche
    how very odd that he should write to me now
    qué raro que me haya escrito ahora
    Example sentences
    • The graphics also seem very odd at times, it all looks lovely so long as you don't move.
    • And there were a couple of things he said that certainly seem rather odd.
    • Doesn't that seem rather odd that none of her colleagues would defend her?
  • 2 (occasional, random) (no comparative) she smokes the odd cigarette
    se fuma algún or alguno que otro cigarrillo
    except for the odd fisherman …
    a excepción de algún or alguno que otro pescador …
    he's done odd jobs for us
    nos ha hecho algunos trabajitos
    Example sentences
    • The time saved by this happening far outweighs the odd occasion when someone does not leave it at the end of his drive.
    • Truth be told, there are crowds of people who never drink, or who drink only on the odd occasion.
    • We had the odd drink together but we didn't glam around.
  • 3 (no comparative) 3.1 (unmatched, single)
    sin pareja
    the odd one or the odd man out
    la excepción
    I was the odd woman or the odd one out
    yo era la excepción
    to be left the odd one or the odd man out
    quedar fuera
    quedar excluido
    Example sentences
    • I've heard of sock heaven for odd socks, but there must be a bookmark heaven for missing bookmarks as I've lost heaps over the years.
    • Your muddled brain, full of paperclips and odd socks and dirty cotton wool buds simply cannot function.
    • I once wrote a manifesto for odd socks wearers on a post-it note.
    3.2 (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • If the number in the second column is odd, divide it by two and drop the remainder.
    • Notice that smoothing a crossing changes the number of components of a link by one and that multiplication by z switches odd and even polynomials.
    • If you are taking half an odd number, use the integer quotient and ignore the remainder of 1.
  • 4 (no comparative) 4.1 (being left over, spare) have you got the odd 3p?
    ¿tienes tres peniques sueltos or los tres peniques?
    if you've got the odd moment to spare
    si tienes algún momento libre
    I have a few odd bits of fabric left over
    me han sobrado unos retazos
    me han sobrado unos retales (Spain)
    4.2 (approximately) [colloquial]it cost me 30 pounds odd or 30-odd pounds
    me costó 30 y tantas libras or 30 y pico libras [colloquial]
    she must be 80 odd by now
    debe tener 80 y tantos años or 80 y pico (de) años [colloquial]
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