1. uncountable noun In a race or contest, if you bet on a horse or competitor that is quoted at evens, you will win a sum of money equal to your bet if that horse or competitor wins. [British] ⇒ He won his first race by six lengths at evens. ⇒ The Martell Cup Chase was won by the evens favourite Toby Tobias. 2. graded adjective & adjective [ADJ n] If there is an evens chance that something will happen, it is equally likely that it will happen or will not happen. [British] ⇒ You've then got an evens chance of doubling your money at a stroke.
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