lotto means


Definition of lotto

Examples of lotto in a Sentence

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First Known Use of lotto

1778, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lotto

borrowed from French & Italian; French loto, borrowed from Italian lotto “lottery, game of chance based on guessing numbers drawn from an urn (originally lotto di Genova “Genoa lottery”), borrowed from Middle French lot “lot, portion, share” — more at allot

Lotto definition is – a game of chance resembling bingo.




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Example sentences from the Web for lotto

Lotto is propped up by the notion that “Hey, you never know” though of course you do know—you know that you will not win.

The one-in-a-million chance is exactly that—a small but real chance, as any lotto winner will tell you.

Applying for a permit is kind of like playing the Lotto , but with worse odds.

Whenever I say, ‘Oh, can I have my lotto number, the newspaper?’

In the end he begins to attitudinise and to display those artificial graces which were presently accentuated by Lotto .

His colours show a brilliancy and depth acquired by studying Titian; and then, again, his bright tints remind us of Lotto .

The wooden balls, like those of the Lotto , appear to have been hollow, and to have contained the ticket or written order.

One is called the Italian or Genoese lotto , or merely the lotto ; the other is the common lottery well known in England.

Why, I am anything but a spring chicken, yet Lotto was an old game when I was young.

Lotto definition, a game of chance in which a leader draws numbered disks at random from a stock and the players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards, the winner being the first to cover a complete row. See more. ]]>