Odd-man meaning

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In a group having an odd number of people, someone with the casting vote; an arbiter. [from 15th c.]
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Someone who does odd jobs; an odd job man. [from 18th c.]
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Being a situation in a team sport in which one team or group of players has a numerical advantage over the opposition.

An odd-man rush.

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Origin of odd-man

  • From odd + man, probably after a Scandinavian source; compare Old Norse odda-maðr.

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