- odd|ly [ˈɔdli US ˈa:dli] adv1.) in a strange or unusual way▪ She's been behaving oddly this week.2.) also oddly enough [sentence adverb]used to say that something seems strange or surprising▪ Oddly enough, someone asked me the same question only yesterday.
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Oddly — Odd ly, adv. 1. In an odd manner; unevenly. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. In a peculiar manner; strangely; queerly; curiously. A figure a little more oddly turned. Locke. [1913 Webster] A great black substance, . . . very oddly shaped. Swift. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
oddly — (adv.) c.1300, from ODD (Cf. odd) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) … Etymology dictionary
oddly — odd|ly [ adli ] adverb 1. ) in an unusual way that attracts your interest or attention: Did you notice how oddly he was behaving? oddly assorted (=not seeming to belong together): an oddly assorted bunch of musicians 2. ) oddly or oddly enough… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
oddly */ — UK [ˈɒdlɪ] / US [ˈɑdlɪ] adverb 1) in an unusual way that attracts your interest or attention Did you notice how oddly he was behaving? oddly assorted (= not seeming to belong together): an oddly assorted bunch of musicians 2) oddly or oddly… … English dictionary
oddly — [[t]ɒ̱dli[/t]] ADV: ADV adj, ADV with cl You use oddly to indicate that what you are saying is true, but that it is not what you expected. → See also odd He said no and seemed oddly reluctant to talk about it... Oddly, Emma says she never… … English dictionary
oddly — adverb 1 in a strange or unusual way: Brenda s been acting oddly this week. 2 also oddly enough (sentence adverb) used to say that something seems strange or surprising: Oddly enough, her anger made her seem more attractive. 3 oddly… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
oddly — adv. Oddly is used with these adjectives: ↑coloured, ↑comforting, ↑compelling, ↑detached, ↑distant, ↑disturbing, ↑familiar, ↑fascinating, ↑furtive, ↑pleased, ↑poignant, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
oddly — [ˈɒdli] adv 1) in an unusual way that attracts your interest or attention 2) oddly or oddly enough used for saying that something is not what you would expect in a particular situation … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
oddly — /ˈɒdli/ (say odlee) adverb 1. in an odd manner: to be behaving oddly. 2. strangely; unexpectedly: oddly likeable … Australian English dictionary
oddly — adverb Date: 1610 1. in an odd manner 2. as is odd < was quite happy, oddly enough > … New Collegiate Dictionary