Reverse Dictionary: OD – OE


ODD (strange, eccentric) – adjectives
– BATTY eccentric, odd, insane, crazy …1903 US sl.
– CHELSEA PIER queer, odd …2003 UK rhyming sl.
– DINGY eccentric, odd …1907 US sl.
– DOOFUS odd, strange, eccentric …1960s sl.
– FREAKY odd, bizarre …1895 US sl.
– FUNNY odd, peculiar, strange; interesting, surprising, unexpected …1793 colloq.
– FUNNY-BUNNY weird, odd, eccentric …1960s US sl.
– FUNNY-LOOKING strange, peculiar, or odd-looking …1895
– GACKY stupid, odd …2000s sl.
– JAKEY peculiar or odd in appearance …1964 US sl.
– KINKY very odd or unusual; arousing suspicion; bizarre, eccentric …M19 Amer. sl.
– NOTIONABLE of people: queer, odd, strange, peculiar …1967 Amer. dial.
– NOTIONAL strange, having odd or peculiar ideas; fanciful, whimsical; opinionated; temperamental; fussy …1791 Amer. dial.
– NOTIONATE strange, having odd or peculiar ideas; fanciful, whimsical; opinionated; temperamental; fussy …1850 Amer. dial.
– ODD AS ADAM’S OFF-OX, AS said of one having odd or peculiar ideas or notions …1966 Amer. dial.
– ODD AS DICK’S HATBAND very odd or peculiar …1909 Amer. dial.
– ODD AS GOD’S OFF-OX, AS said of one having odd or peculiar ideas or notions …1967 Amer. dial.
– OFF-BRAND odd, peculiar, unusual, unconventional, strange …1960 Amer. sl.
– OFF-HORSEISH obstinate; odd, eccentric …1967 Amer. dial.
– OFF THE WALL odd, eccentric; crazy; obnoxious, offensive, pointless …1937 US sl.
– OINDALEG peculiar, strange, odd in manner …1897 Sc.
– OINDALIE peculiar, strange, odd in manner …1897 Sc.
– ONDALI † strange, odd, mysterious, peculiar, comical …a1838 Sc.
– ONLY extraordinary, odd …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ONLY ONE AND NINEPENCE IN THE FLORIN said of one who is not very intelligent, slightly eccentric, odd …1910s sl.
– ONLY ONE AND NINEPENCE IN TWO BOB said of one who is not very intelligent, slightly eccentric, odd …1910s sl.
– ONLY ONE AND NINEPENCE IN TWO SHILLINGS said of one who is not very intelligent, slightly eccentric, odd …1910s sl.
– ON OFFSIDES of a person: odd, peculiar; irritable, touchy, easily offended …1969 Amer. dial.
– ON THE OFFSIDE of a person: odd, peculiar; irritable, touchy, easily offended …1969 Amer. dial.
– OONLY  strange, odd, mysterious, peculiar, comical …a1838 Sc.
– PARTICULAR remarkable, worthy of note, unusual; odd, strange, peculiar …1712 Sc.
– QUARE odd, eccentric, queer …M19 Irish sl.
– QUEER AS A CLOCKWORK ORANGE extremely odd …1950s sl.
– QUEER AS A THREE-DOLLAR BILL extremely odd …1950s sl., orig. US
– QUEER AS A THREE-POUND NOTE extremely odd …1950s sl.
– QUEER AS BEER extremely odd; outrageously homosexual …1990s Aust. sl.
– QUEER AS DICK’S HATBAND odd, eccentric …18C sl.
– QUEER AS DUCK SOUP very strange or odd …1940s US sl.
– QUEERISOME odd, strange, queer, fey …1900 Amer. dial.
– QUEERLY queer, odd; slightly demented …1870 Eng. dial.
– QUEERSOME rather queer, odd, strange …1848 Sc. & N. Eng. & Amer. dial.
– QUEERY strange, odd, queer, different …1860 Amer. dial.
– QUEINT strange, odd, out of the way …1703 Eng. dial.
– QUISTICAL odd, queer, fantastic, eccentric …1822 Sc.
– RANDOM eccentric, bizarre, odd …1980s US college & teen sl.
– RUMGUMPTIOUS queer, odd, eccentric …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SAD odd, unaccountable, strange …1813 Sc.
– TANTERIN odd, occasional …1921 Sc.
– TOBY-STRICKEN congenitally malformed or peculiar, queer, odd …1933 Amer. dial.
– TOBY-STRUCK congenitally malformed or peculiar, queer, odd …1933 Amer. dial.
– UNCO unusual, out of the ordinary; odd, strange, peculiar, weird, uncanny …1725 Sc.
– UNCOLLY odd, strange …1853 Sc.
– UNKED unknown, strange, unusual, odd, unfamiliar …1783 Eng. dial.
– UNKID unknown, strange, unusual, odd, unfamiliar …1783 Eng. dial.
– WACKED UP. crazy, odd, irrational …1947 US sl.
– WACKOID odd, eccentric …1999 UK sl.
– WACKY odd, eccentric, crazy …1935 US sl.
– WALL-EYED said of any odd or irregular action …20C sl.
odd (strange, ecentric) – adverbs  (includes ODDLY)
– GOOFY oddly …1920s US sl.​
– QUEER in an odd manner, in a peculiar way; very …1916 Sc.
– SINGULARLY oddly, strangely, peculiarly …1752
– UNCOLINS in a strange or odd manner …Bk1905 Sc.
odd (strange, eccentric) – nouns  (includes ODDITY)
– ADBER odd or clumsy behaviour …1908 Sc.
– FANTASTICALITY eccentricity, grotesqueness, oddity …1592
– FIGURE OF FUN an oddity …c1810 colloq.
– FUNNIOSITY a comical action, remark, etc.; a joke, a witticism; also, a peculiarity, an oddity …1871 colloq.
– GADGE an oddity …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– HOT SKETCH an odd-looking thing …Bk1934 college sl.
– IZZARD an oddity …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– KEERIORUM, QUEERIORUM an object, person, or animal exhibiting some singularity, something rare, puzzling, or peculiar; an oddity …1959 Sc.
– LAKETS trifles, odd things; small sums of money …1677 Eng. dial.
– MAGINK a queer-looking object or creature; an oddity …1962 Sc.
– MAGIRKIE an odd, unwieldy object …1879 Sc.
– MAJIRK an odd, unwieldy object …1879 Sc.
– ODD that which is odd; an odd thing …1830
– ODD-COME-SHORT an idle moment; some day soon to come; some time; an indefinite period; an odd moment …1883 Amer. dial.
– QUEER CATTLE odd or strange people …20C sl.
– QUEERITY queerness, oddity …1711
– QUEERS † something odd or strange and surprising; news …1825 Sc.
– QUEER START a strange affair; an odd situation …M19 sl.
– QUEERY a strange or curious circumstance; a queer thing, an oddity …1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– QUIZ an odd-looking thing …1798
– QUIZZITY * an oddity …1788
– SIGHT an oddity …L17
– TICKET an oddity …Bk1905 Sc.
odd (strange, eccentric) – person  (includes ODDBALL)
– ASIATIC an odd person …Bk2004 Amer. sl. Spanish-American War era
– ATICAST one who through physical unfitness and general incapacity is thrust aside, rejected, and possibly ill-treated; a silly, helpless, odd sort of person …Bk1898 Sc.
– BAIGLE a thin man; an odd figure …1897 Sc.
– BEEGLE a thin man; an odd figure …1897 Sc.
– BEZARK a person, often characterized as eccentric or unpleasant; an odd or contemptible man or woman …1919 US sl.
– BIRD an odd or unusual person; a weird person, as a neurotic or psychopath …1920 Amer. sl. 
– CHARACTER an eccentric or odd person …1773 colloq.
– CODGER an odd person …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– COE  an odd old fellow …1790 Eng. dial.
– CRANK-POT a person who has odd or peculiar ideas …1965 Amer. dial.
– DING-A-LING a fool; an oaf; an odd, giddy person who hears bells …1935 US sl.
– DINGBAT an odd or peculiar person; one who is queer but harmless; an eccentric …1879 Amer.
– DORK an odd or eccentric person …1960 US sl.
– DUCK an unrelentingly gullible and trusting person; an odd person …1848 US prison sl.
– FLY BALL an oddball; an eccentric person …20C US sl.
– GACK, GAK an odd, eccentric-looking or weird-looking person …1576 sl.
– GAZABO an awkward, strange, or stupid person; an odd, peculiar or loutish person …1889 sl.
– GECK, GHECK an odd, weird-looking, or eccentric-looking person …1576 sl.
– GEEZ an offensive or dull-witted old person, usually a man; an odd or unusual fellow …1977 US sl.
– GEEZER an odd, unusual, strange, or queer character; a strangely-acting person; a blockhead …1890
– GIG a queer-looking person, an odd person …1777
– GINK (often derogatory) a fellow; a guy; esp. an odd, eccentric, or foolish man; a stupid or useless person; someone who is unworldly or socially inept …1906 sl., orig. US
– GLEEF an odd, obnoxious, or worthless person …1963 US sl.
– GLEEP an odd, obnoxious, or foolish person; a stupid person; an oaf; a disliked person …1947 US college sl.
– GOOBERHEAD one who has odd or peculiar ideas or notions …1970 Amer. dial.
– HOT SKETCH an odd-looking person or thing …Bk1934 college sl.
– IDENTITY a noted person; an odd, eccentric, or interesting person …1874 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– JIGGER an odd or amusing person; a guy, a fellow …1921 Amer. dial.
– KOOK an odd person; a weirdo …M20 US sl.
– MESS an odd, eccentric, or contemptible person …1936 US sl.
– ODDBALL an eccentric, queer, or odd person; an intensely introverted person; a nonconformist …1940s
– ODDLIN, ODDLING an odd or eccentric person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OFF-HORSE an odd or eccentric person …1879 Amer. dial.
– OYSTER an odd, stupid, or foolish person …1930s US sl.
– QUARE HARP an odd person …20C Irish sl.
– QUARE HAWK someone who is unconventional in some way; an odd person …1989 Ireland sl.
– QUEER BIRD an odd, eccentric person …M19 sl.
– QUEER BITCH an odd, out of the way fellow …L18 sl.
– QUEER CARD a person odd in manner, strange in opinion …19C colloq.
– QUEER CUSTOMER an odd or eccentric person …M19 sl.
– QUEER FELLOW a person odd in manner, strange in opinion …1712 colloq.
– QUEER FISH a person odd in manner, strange in opinion …1772 colloq.
– QUEER HARP an odd person …20C Irish sl.
– QUEER HAWK an odd person …20C Irish sl.
– QUEER MERCHANT an odd or eccentric person …M19 sl.
– QUEER PUT an odd, simple person …E19 sl.
– QUEER STICK an odd person; an eccentric person …L19 sl.
– QUEERY one who is strange or odd; a person who is too particular or fussy …1968 Amer. dial.
– QUIS an odd or eccentric person, in character or appearance ..1782
– QUIZ an odd or eccentric person, in character or appearance ..1782
– SKETCH one who looks or feels confused, unstable, or odd …1980s US campus sl.
– SKETCHBALL one who looks or feels confused, unstable, or odd …1980s US campus sl.
– SKETCHER one who looks or feels confused, unstable, or odd …1980s US campus sl.
– SKETCHY an odd or weird person …2000 UK sl.
– TAIKNE an odd, ridiculous person …Bk1825 Sc.
– TIKE an overgrown man or beast; an awkward, clumsy fellow; an odd, queer or eccentric person; a cantankerous person …1740 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TOKEN an odd ridiculous person …1825 Sc.
– TWINK any odd person …20C US sl.
– TYKE an overgrown man or beast; an awkward, clumsy fellow; an odd, queer or eccentric person; a cantankerous person …1740 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– UNACCOUNTABLE an unaccountable person; an odd or strange person; a remarkable or eccentric person …1748
– WANK a funny, odd, amusing, or eccentric person …Bk1988 Aust. sl.
– WANKER a funny, odd, amusing, or eccentric person …Bk1988 Aust. sl.
– YULE JADE an opprobrious term for someone who leaves work unfinished before Christmas or the New Year; also, someone who has no new piece of apparel to celebrate the season; hence, an odd, outlandish sort of person …Bk1866 Sc.
– YULE SHARD an opprobrious term for someone who leaves work unfinished before Christmas or the New Year; also, someone who has no new piece of apparel to celebrate the season; hence, an odd, outlandish sort of person …1900 Sc.
– YULE’S YAUD an opprobrious term for someone who leaves work unfinished before Christmas or the New Year; also, someone who has no new piece of apparel to celebrate the season; hence, an odd, outlandish sort of person …c1780 Sc.
odd (strange, eccentric) – verbs 
– ODD †* to make odd or irregular …1597
– QUEER to act in an odd manner …E19 sl.
odd (strange, eccentric) – interjections
– WHAT A TRIP! how bizarre! how strange! what an odd experience! …1960s sl.
 
ODD (not even) – adjectives
– MARROWLESS not a pair, not matching, odd …1805 Sc. & Eng. dial.
  
ODDER – adjectives
– HODNER odder …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ODDNER odder …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
ODDEST – adjectives
– ONLIEST most extraordinary; oddest …1873 Eng. dial.
 
ODD JOB – see JOB
 
ODD-LOOKING – adjectives
– UNCO-LIKE having a strange appearance, odd-looking, with a wild, strange look, looking out of sorts or woebegone …1660 Sc.
odd-looking – person 
– JIGGER an odd-looking person; an airy, swaggering person …1825 Eng. dial.
– OOMACH an odd-looking diminutive person …1946 Sc.
– OOMIT an odd-looking diminutive person …1923 Sc.
 
ODDLY – adverbs
– FEATLY † oddly, strangely …1674
 
ODDNESS – nouns
– FEATNESS † oddness, strangeness, uncouthness …1730
– QUIZZINESS eccentricity, oddness …1798
 
ODDS AND ENDS – adjectives
– ODD-AND-END miscellaneous, consisting of odds and ends …1863
odds and ends – nouns 
– BITS AND BATS odds and ends, broken pieces; knickknacks …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BITS AND BOBS miscellaneous small articles …1896 UK sl.
– BULJAMETS odds and ends; one’s belongings …1928 Sc.
– BULLAMENTS odds and ends; one’s belongings …1866 Sc.
– CAGMAG refuse of any kind; anything worthless, valueless, or rubbishy; rubbish; scraps; odds and ends …1851 sl.
– CALAMITIES odds and ends; a miscellaneous assortment of personal belongings …1871 Amer. dial.
– CHIPS AND GRINDSTONES odds and ends; various small articles; small amounts …1953 Amer. dial.
– CHIPS AND WHETSTONES odds and ends; various small articles; small amounts …1927 Amer. dial.
– CRINKUM-CRANKUMS odds and ends; knick-knacks; useless ornamental trifles …1846 Eng. dial.
– EKES AND ENS odds and ends; fragments …Bk1900 N. Ireland
– ENDS AND AWLS belongings; odds and ends …1767 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– FALDERALS odds and ends; trifles …1828 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– FARGIS a confused, untidy, ravelled heap or bundle, e.g. of rope, clothes, etc.; odds and ends, miscellaneous articles …1824 Sc.
– FARKAGE a confused, untidy, ravelled heap or bundle, e.g. of rope, clothes, etc.; odds and ends, miscellaneous articles …1824 Sc.
– FARKEL † a confused, untidy, ravelled heap or bundle, e.g. of rope, clothes, etc.; odds and ends, miscellaneous articles …1824 Sc.
– FARKISH a confused, untidy, ravelled heap or bundle, e.g. of rope, clothes, etc.; odds and ends, miscellaneous articles …1824 Sc.
– FERKISH a confused, untidy, ravelled heap or bundle, e.g. of rope, clothes, etc.; odds and ends, miscellaneous articles …1824 Sc.
– GLORY-HOLE a place for rubbish or odds and ends …Bk1893 Eng. dial.
– JAZZ stuff, things …1953 Amer. sl.
– KNIPPERTY-KNAPS odds and ends, knick-knacks …1899 Sc.
– LACKITS small sums of money; oddments, odds and ends …1790 Eng. dial.
– LAGGERMENTS fragments; odds and ends of pieces left from work …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– MALHAVELINS small matters, bits and pieces; odds and ends; articles supplementary to the ordinary fare; typically used of food or small change …1865 sl.
– MANABLINS small matters, odds and ends; articles supplementary to the ordinary fare; bits and pieces, typically of food or small change …1865 sl.
– MANAROLINS small matters, odds and ends; articles supplementary to the ordinary fare; bits and pieces, typically of food or small change …1865 sl.
– MANAVALINS odds and ends, bits and pieces, typically of food or small change …M19 sl.
– MANAVELINGS odds and ends, bits and pieces, typically of food or small change …M19 sl.
– MANAVILINS small matters, odds and ends; articles supplementary to the ordinary fare; bits and pieces, typically of food or small change …1865 sl.
– MANAVLINS small matters, odds and ends; articles supplementary to the ordinary fare; bits and pieces, typically of food or small change …1865 sl.
– MENAGERIE a collection of odds and ends; a mixed assembly; a confused state of things; a litter …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MENAVELINGS small matters, odds and ends; articles supplementary to the ordinary fare …1865 sl.
– OBERINS odds and ends, trifling work; leavings, scraps …1880 Sc.
– OBRANCES odds and ends, trifling work; leavings, scraps …1880 Sc.
– ODD-COME-SHORTS small, nondescript items; bits and bobs; odds and ends …1738
– ODDCUM SHORTS small, nondescript items; bits and bobs …E19 sl.
– ODDINGS odds and ends …1815 Sc.
– ODDMENTS odds and ends …1808 Eng. dial.
– ODDS AND ENDMENTS odds and ends …1953 Amer. dial.
– ODDS AND SODS odds and ends; used of both objects and people …1910s sl., orig. military
– ODDSES odds and ends; small miscellaneous articles; the change or balance of money …1893 Eng. dial.
– OODS odds and ends; miscellaneous small articles, excessive in quantity or number …1927 Amer. dial.
– OPERY belongings, odds and ends, tackle …1892 Sc.
– PAG-MAG a collection of rubbish; odds and ends …1895 Eng. dial.
– PARAPHERNALS gewgaws, knickknacks, odds and ends, trifling possessions …1962 Sc.
– PIGS AND WHISTLES fragments; odds and ends; pieces; knickknacks; trivial things …1681
– RAFFAGE rubbish, refuse, odds and ends …Bk19C Eng. dial. ​
– RATTLE-TRAPS belongings; movables; small odds and ends …1777 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRAPPLINGS scraps; odds and ends; remainders …1897 Eng. dial.
– SCRIFF-SCRAFF odds and ends; rubbish …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIP-SCRAP a little scrap of anything; miscellaneous scraps; odds and ends …1894 colloq.
– SCROFF odds and ends; rubbish, refuse, waste …1842 Eng. dial.
– SHORT ENDS odds and ends …1560
– TAGRAGGERY a tag-rag collection or assemblage; a mass of trumpery odds and ends …1837
– TATS odds and ends; small victuals …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TEWTRUMS odds and ends; pieces of finery; all sorts of small tools …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TIDY a bag or other receptacle in which to keep scraps, odds and ends, etc. …1828
– TINKERMENTS odds and ends, fittings, tools; complicated pieces of machinery, etc. …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– VARIORUMS odds and ends …1880 Sc.
– WHETS AND GRINDSTONES odds and ends; various small articles; small amounts …1953 Amer. dial.
 
ODE – nouns
– ODELET a short or little ode …1589
– ODELING a diminutive ode …a1845 nonce word
ode – person 
– ODIST a writer or composer of an ode …1797
 
ODIOUS  – adjectives
– HATEABLE hateful, odious …1899 Sc.
– ODIBLE † worthy to be hated, hateful, odious …1412-20
– ODIOSE †* deserving of hatred, hateful; causing or exciting hatred or repugnance; disagreeable, offensive, repulsive, odious …1560
– RANCID nasty, disagreeable, odious …1883
 
ODOROUS – adjectives
– ODIFERANT † that bears scent or smell; odorous; fragrant …a1529
– ODIFEROUS † that bears scent or smell; odorous; fragrant …a1400
– ODORIFERANT that bears scent or smell; odorous; fragrant …1549
– ODORIFERE †* that bears scent or smell; odorous; fragrant …1527
– ODORIFEROUS fragrant, perfumed, giving odour or scent …c1487
– ODORIFIC †* that bears scent or smell; odorous; fragrant …1796
– ODOURFUL odorous, fragrant …1889 nonce word
 
ODOUR – adjectives  (also see SMELL)
– ACUTE † of tastes or odours: sharp, pungent …1620
– EFFEMINATE † of music, odours, etc.: soft, voluptuous …1674
– FAIR † of sounds, odours, etc.: agreeable, delightful …a1000
– LOUD of a smell: strong, offensive; of evil odour …1651 now chiefly Amer. dial.
– ODORAMINOUS †* smelling sweet; fragrant; pertaining to odour …1656
– RAFTY fusty, stale; with a musty, disagreeable odour …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– WAFTY † giving off a stinking odour …1611
odour – nouns
– FOGO a disagreeable smell or odour; a stink, stench …1823
– FUNK a bad odour; a stench; a strong, usually unpleasant smell …1623 sl.
– GAPO Giant ArmPit Odour; Gorilla ArmPit Odour …1967 US sl.
– NADKIN the taint which meat acquires from being kept too long; any close, strong, disagreeable odour …1825 Sc.
– NATKIN the taint which meat acquires from being kept too long; any close, strong, disagreeable odour …1825Sc.
– NOSE smell, odour; perfume …1894
– RAM a rank odour; an offensive smell …a1838 Sc.
– VAAM odour, smell, flavour, aroma …1866 Sc.
– VAMM a flavour, odour, scent …1899 Sc.
– VERDURE † smell, odour …1520
– WAFF a whiff of perfume; an odour …1819 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
odour – person 
– BAIT a woman with noticeable body odour …1980s US Black sl.
odour – verbs
– HUM to have an unpleasant odour; to stink …1902 UK sl.
– INODIATE † to make odious or hateful …1657
– MUSK to emit an odour …1986 Amer. dial.
– ODORIZE to fill with an odour; to scent …1884