Learner's definition of ODDLY
1 [more oddly; most oddly] : in a strange or unusual way
the house's oddly shaped roof
She had never been there before, but the place seemed oddly [=strangely] familiar to her.
Their lives had been oddly similar.
2 — used to say that something is strange, odd, or surprising
He felt, oddly, that he had been happier before becoming famous.
It was cold and rainy, but oddly enough, everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves.