O o


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [od]
    • /ɒd/
    • /ɒd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [od]
    • /ɒd/

Definitions of odder word

  • adjective odder differing in nature from what is ordinary, usual, or expected: an odd choice. 1
  • adjective odder singular or peculiar in a strange or eccentric way: an odd person; odd manners. 1
  • adjective odder fantastic; bizarre: Her taste in clothing was rather odd. 1
  • adjective odder leaving a remainder of 1 when divided by 2, as a number (opposed to even): Numbers like 3, 15, and 181 are odd numbers. 1
  • adjective odder more or less, especially a little more (used in combination with a round number): I owe three hundred-odd dollars. 1
  • adjective odder being a small amount in addition to what is counted or specified: I have five gross and a few odd dozens. 1

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Origin of odder

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
1300-50; Middle English odde < Old Norse oddi odd (number)

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Parts of speech for Odder


odder popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

odder usage trend in Literature

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