even money

even money
noun Date: 1880 a situation in wagering in which the odds are even

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • even money — or ,even odds noun uncount a situation in which you have an equal chance to win or lose the money that you BET on the result of a race it s even money SPOKEN used for saying that there is an equal chance that something will or will not happen …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • even money — even money, adj. 1. the equal sum staked by each bettor. 2. equal odds in a wager: It s even money that the home team will win. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Even money — (engl., spr. ihw n mönnĭ, »gleiches Geld«), im Rennsport Wette mit gleichen Sätzen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • even money — ► NOUN ▪ (in betting) odds offering an equal chance of winning or losing …   English terms dictionary

  • even money — n. equal stakes in betting, with no odds …   English World dictionary

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  • even money — noun : equal stakes in betting : the same amount on each side in a wager he bet him even money an even money proposition an even money bet * * * ˌeven ˈmoney [even money] …   Useful english dictionary

  • even money — noun a) A bet which offers odds of 1 to 1. Its even money that it will rain today. b) By extension, an event that is somewhat likely to happen, but far from inevitable …   Wiktionary

  • even-money — adj. Even money is used with these nouns: ↑favourite …   Collocations dictionary

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