Definition of odds and ends in English:

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odds and ends

Pronunciation: /ˈˌädz ən ˈen(d)z/

plural noun

Miscellaneous articles or remnants.
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, pieces, stuff, paraphernalia, things, sundries, miscellanea, bric-a-brac, knickknacks, oddments, junk

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