Adjective "oddly" definition and examples

(Oddly may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈɒdli/

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Definitions and examples

adverb

In a way that is different to what is usual or expected; strangely.
  1. 'an oddly shaped room'
  2. sentence adverb 'oddly enough, I wasn't scared'
  3. 'Oddly, she titled the works with the names of estranged friends.'
  4. 'The answer, oddlyenough, is neither...and both.'
  5. 'Oddly, he poses as a counterfeit money supplier in order to infiltrate the gang.'
  6. 'The girl's features are oddly adult.'
  7. 'This image, which oddly had only been granted a one-third page catalog picture, sold to an American collector for $242,250,'

More definitions

1. differing in nature from what is ordinary, usual, or expected: an odd choice.

2. singular or peculiar in a strange or eccentric way: an odd person; odd manners.

3. fantastic; bizarre: Her taste in clothing was rather odd.

4. leaving a remainder of 1 when divided by 2, as a number (opposed to even): Numbers like 3, 15, and 181 are odd numbers.

5. more or less, especially a little more (used in combination with a round number): I owe three hundred-odd

More examples(as adjective)

"tongues can be oddly."

"lookings can be oddly."

"journeys can be oddly."

"interviews can be oddly."

"drawers can be oddly."

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Origin

(odd)