Definition of lotto
: a game of chance resembling bingo
Recent Examples of lotto from the Web
The state lotto requires a payment from the legislature each year.
That's how much one lucky lotto player in Cali won in the Powerball drawing.
Durant is almost like a lotto winner who simply needs to drive to 7-11 to claim his prize.
East Liverpool man wins lotto prize of $25K for life (The Vindicator) Local news West Sunoco to pay $990,000 to settle government's claims over 2012 Wellington oil spill (cleveland.com)
Can the average person, without a big inheritance or a lucky lotto win, become a millionaire?
Alice wins an $86 million lotto jackpot, goes off her medication, and—thanks to her obsession with Oprah—
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Origin and Etymology of lotto
Italian, lottery, lotto, from French lot lot, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English hlot lot
First Known Use: 1778See Words from the same year
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