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

Translation of odd in Spanish:

adjective -er, -est

  • 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
  • 3 (no comparative) 3.1 (unmatched, single)
    sin pareja
    the odd one o the odd man out
    la excepción
    I was the odd woman o the odd one out
    yo era la excepción
    to be left the odd one o the odd man out
    quedar fuera
    quedar excluido
    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.
    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.
  • 4 (no comparative) 4.1 (being left over, spare) See examples: 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 or (Spain) retales
    4.2 (approximately) [colloquial]it cost me 30 pounds odd o 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]
    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.

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