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Re: What does 'odd years' mean??

Posted by ESC on February 12, 2005

In Reply to: What does 'odd years' mean?? posted by Judith on February 12, 2005

: for example: he lived there for 20 odd years.

Odd = approximately. Merriam-Webster says it means a little over the stated amount:

ODD -- somewhat more than the indicated approximate quantity, extent, or degree -- usually used in combination: 300-odd pages.