Definition of By all odds

1. Adverb. Without question and beyond doubt. "By all odds they should win"

Lexicographical Neighbors of By All Odds

by George
by God
by Jove
by a long shot
by a whisker
by accident
by all accounts
by all means
by all odds (current term)
by and by
by and large
by any chance
by any means
by artificial means
by chance
by choice
by choice(p)
by committee
by default
by definition
by degrees
by design
by dint of

Literary usage of By all odds

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. "The Dark People": Russia's Crisis by Ernest Poole (1918)
"... The Harbor New Edition, $1.50 "This first book of his is by all odds the best American novel that has appeared in many a long day. ..."

2. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1894)
"during fall, winter and early spring will kill the great majority; and this method of fighting such lice is by all odds the best in Minnesota, ..."

3. Letters from Europe by David L. Bartlett (1886)
"It was by all odds the finest part-singing I ever heard. In the opera of " Carmen," I noticed a number of boys in the chorus, singing out like good fellows, ..."

4. Carry on: Letters in War-time by Coningsby Dawson (1917)
"... 'by all odds the most beautiful periodical printed."—New York Tribune. The International Studio Subscription 50 cents per copy Three Months' Trial ..."

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