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1. oddly

adverb. ['ˈɑːdli'] in a manner differing from the usual or expected.

Synonyms

  • curiously

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • odd (English)
  • od (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Oddly

  • swadley
  • wadley
  • lodley
  • godly
  • godley
  • bodley

Example sentences of the word oddly


1. Adverb
If the price seems oddly cheap, it may be a fake.

Quotes containing the word oddly


1. Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
- Christopher Morley

2. He's not doing anything he shouldn't be doing, right?""Like what?""Like hitting on you.""Ew. No, of course not. He doesn't see me that way."Michael shook his head and went back to his coffee."What? You think he does?""Sometimes he looks at you a little... oddly, that's all. Maybe you're right. Maybe he just wants you for your blood.""Again, Ew! What's with you this morning?""Not enough coffee.
- Rachel Caine, Ghost Town

3. I do not,"I felt oddly appalled by her statement. "I'm an excellent liar. Ask my dentist. He swears I floss regularly.
- Darynda Jones, Second Grave on the Left

2. oddly

adverb. ['ˈɑːdli'] in a strange manner.

Synonyms

  • queerly
  • funnily

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • odd (English)
  • od (Middle English (1100-1500))
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