Definition of oddsmaker in English:


Syllabification: odds·mak·er
Pronunciation: /ˈädzˌmākər


North American
  • A person who calculates or predicts the outcome of a contest, such as a horse race or an election, and sets betting odds.
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    • Las Vegas oddsmakers love the Super Bowl because it is the biggest betting event of the year.
    • Why don't the track's oddsmakers say ‘something to 1‘?
    • Vegas oddsmakers already have established a favorite for most-asked question: ‘What's up with Freddie Mitchell's hair?’

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