Found the antique shop in an odd corner of town.
Invited 30-odd guests.
The odd months.
An odd name; odd behavior.
Odd jobs, at odd moments.
An example of odd is a pink tiger.
An example of odd is the number five.
An example of odd is the remaining sock when one sock is lost.
Called at odd intervals.
In odd corners.
Origin of odd
- Middle English odde from Old Norse oddi point of land, triangle, odd number
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English od, odde (“odd, single"), from Old Norse oddi (“third or additional number, triangle"), from oddr (“point of a weapon"), from Proto-Germanic *uzdaz (“point"), from Proto-Indo-European *wes- (“to stick, prick, pierce, sting") + Proto-Indo-European *dÊ°e- (“to set, place"). Cognate with Icelandic oddi (“triangle, point of land, odd number"), Swedish udd (“a point"), Old English ord (“a point"). More at ord.