English English Dictionary

English - English

odd in English:

1. negative and unusual



English word "odd"(negative and unusual) occurs in sets:

Synonyms for the adjective "strange"
Synonyms for the adjective "strange"

2. different from what is normal or expected



3. occasional


He doesn't travel much apart from occasional business trips.
Tomorrow's weather should be sunny with occasional rain.
Cloudy with occasional rain.
He said he had an occasional smoke,
Except for an occasional rose, he never gave her flowers.
There are monthly films and occasional quiz nights.
Yuriko thoroughly enjoyed her occasional secret meetings with her lover.
Even superheroes need an occasional break.
I have occasional pains in the stomach.
We are expecting an occasional rainfall.
Even now there are occasional aftershocks.
Occasional showers are possible tomorrow.

English word "odd"(occasional) occurs in sets:

CAE End of year vocab list

4. approximately or a little more than the number mentioned



English word "odd"(approximately or a little more than the number mentioned) occurs in sets:

6 What was the best period of your life?

5. quirky


‘Pop-up shops’ are quirky, interesting shops that close or change after a few weeks.
I admired the film because of the great cinematography, wonderfully quirky script and memorable performances.
I like his quirky sense of humour.
She is so quirky.
I've never heard such sound, That's a really quirky type of music.
This is a quirky translation that captures the author’s style.
his habbits are quirky
... the story of a quirky, long, six- year, difficult...
How characteristically quirky of him to give you both a dozen roses and a dozen camellias, and have them fight to the death!

6. sb unusual and strange



7. even


We're even.
I may seem confident, but I get extremely nervous speaking in front of people. My hands tremble, I get all tongue-tied, and sometimes I don't even know what I'm saying myself.
Since it was getting even hotter, Tom peeled off another layer of clothing.
It doesn't make much sense to me that I have to pay more income tax than you even though you make more money than I do.
Sometimes, if I look at a forest of trees, I get in a trance and don't even realize until minutes later.
Furthermore, even after the company information session, we sometimes hold company tours.
Even now, many years after the Cold War, there is still much rancor between the Russians and the Germans, especially in areas once occupied by the Soviet Union.
Even though the media reports that she is a potential presidential candidate, does anyone really think that she is a potential president?
A good newspaper reporter takes advantage of what he learns from any source, even the "little bird told him so" type of source.
Even at the end of the nineteenth century, sailors in the British Navy were not permitted to use knives and forks because using them was considered a sign of weakness.
A freezing beggar was brought into the hospital for treatment. However, he didn't have even one cent with which to settle the bill.
Prime numbers are like life; they are completely logical, but impossible to find the rules for, even if you spend all your time thinking about it.
Even during work, I secretly indulge my Internet addiction.
Cesar Chavez asked that strikers remain non-violent even though farm owners and their supporters sometimes used violence.
Mary took her time choosing a dress even though Tom was waiting for her.

8. strange or unusual