1. Not paired with another, or remaining over after a pairing; without a mate; unmatched; single; as, an odd shoe; an odd glove.
2. Not divisible by 2 without a remainder; not capable of being evenly paired, one unit with another; as, 1, 3, 7, 9, 11, etc., are odd numbers.
"I hope good luck lies in odd numbers." -- Shak.
3. Left over after a definite round number has been taken or mentioned; indefinitely, but not greatly, exceeding a specified number; extra.
"Sixteen hundred and odd years after the earth was made, it was destroyed in a deluge." -- T. Burnet.
"There are yet missing of your company Some few odd lads that you remember not." -- Shak.
4. Remaining over; unconnected; detached; fragmentary; hence, occasional; inconsiderable; as, odd jobs; odd minutes; odd trifles.
5. Different from what is usual or common; unusual; singular; peculiar; unique; strange. "An odd action." Shak. "An odd expression." Thackeray.
"The odd man, to perform all things perfectly, is, in my poor opinion, Joannes Sturmius." -- Ascham.
"Patients have sometimes coveted odd things." -- Arbuthnot.
"Locke's Essay would be a very odd book for a man to make himself master of, who would get a reputation by critical writings." -- Spectator.
Syn. -- Quaint; unmatched; singular; unusual; extraordinary; strange; queer; eccentric, whimsical; fantastical; droll; comical. See Quaint.