Definition of odd-come-short in English:

odd-come-short

noun

Regional, US
  • 1An unspecified day or time in the future; = odd-come-shortly. Usually in "one of these odd-come-shorts": one of these days.

  • 2An odd or eccentric person; a misfit.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Kirke Paulding (1778–1860). From odd + come + short.

Pronunciation

odd-come-short

/ˌɒdkʌmˈʃɔːt/