Definition of lotto in English:

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lotto

Pronunciation: /ˈlɒtəʊ/

noun

1 [mass noun] A children’s game similar to bingo, in which numbered or illustrated counters or cards are drawn by the players.
Example sentences
  • It is a simple naming task with pictures from a children's lotto.
  • The stimuli - pictures of familiar objects taken from children's lotto games - were arranged on cardboard grids.
  • Now what can be so 'incredible' about a collection of children's lotto games?
2A lottery.
Example sentences
  • The chairman said John was a great supporter of the lotto draw every week and will be sadly missed.
  • He thanked those who supported the lotto and the draw and all who helped run them.
  • There was no winner of the lotto jackpot of Euro 2,600 which was held on Monday the 28th March.

Origin

Late 18th century: from Italian.

Words that rhyme with lotto

blotto, Giotto, grotto, motto, Otto, risotto, Watteau

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