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odd number

This page is about the collocation odd number

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

any whole number that can't be exactly divided by two, such as 1, 3, 5, 7, etc.

For example

  • One and three are odd numbers, but two and four are even numbers.

  • Only cars with plates that end with an odd number can enter the city centre today.

Quick Quiz

Which is an odd number?

a. eight hundred and forty-five

b. five hundred and thirty-eight

c. five hundred and three point one

Contributor: Matt Errey