A person or thing that is supposed to bring good luck, especially one linked to a particular organization or event: the team’s dolphin mascot
More example sentences
- The event, in which mascots race each other over a series of fences, has been going for three years.
- Virtually every Native American organization has condemned the use of demeaning images or mascots.
- The mascots will be teamed up with players according to their height.
late 19th century: from French mascotte, from modern Provençal mascotto, feminine diminutive of masco 'witch'.
Definition of mascot in:
- The US English dictionary