Meaning of Oddfellow in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɒdfɛləʊ/


usually Oddfellows
  • A member of a fraternity similar to the Freemasons.

    ‘George Washington was not a member of the Oddfellows, rather he was a Freemason.’
    • ‘At the Institute meetings were held by the Freemasons, Oddfellows, Foresters and Rechabites.’
    • ‘Grant Simpson and Alan Matheson (flugelhorn and cornet) sampled several decades of jazz at the Oddfellows ' Hall last weekend.’
    • ‘Angel met Oddfellows for the second consecutive game and after a 4-4 draw in the first game they followed up with a 6-6 draw.’
    • ‘The rebirth of the Oddfellows ' Hall, which turned a crumbling hulk into one of the most used buildings in town, was nothing short of spectacular.’
    • ‘Another team playing in the Doncaster area were Oddfellows Athletic, who were trying to extend their 14-match unbeaten run.’
    • ‘After appearing in Whitehorse it came to the Oddfellows Hall in Dawson City with the help of Nakai Theatre and Yukon Arts Centre.’
    • ‘According to a survey by the Oddfellows friendly society, the average cost of a burial in 2000 was £2,048.’
    • ‘Watching The Aristocrats, then, is like being smuggled into the Masonic Hall or slipped the grip of the Oddfellows.’
    • ‘Although brought up a Catholic he joined the Oddfellows, Foresters and the Freemasons.’
    eccentric, oddity, odd fellow, unorthodox person, individualist, nonconformist, free spirit, bohemian, maverick, deviant, pervert, misfit, hippy, dropout