the belief that someday one will win a lottery and that one’s problems will go away; a desire to become rich by winning a lottery or some other method other than earning it
[lot-ee] /ˈlɒt i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . also Lotta, fem. proper name, a diminutive of Charlotte.
[lot] /lɒt/ noun 1. one of a set of objects, as straws or pebbles, drawn or thrown from a container to decide a question or choice by chance. 2. the casting or drawing of such objects as a method of deciding something: to choose a person by lot. 3. the decision or choice made by […]
[loh-tuh s] /ˈloʊ təs/ noun, plural lotuses. 1. a plant believed to be a jujube or elm, referred to in Greek legend as yielding a fruit that induced a state of dreamy and contented forgetfulness in those who ate it. 2. the fruit itself. 3. any aquatic plant of the genus Nelumbo, of the water […]
[lot-oh] /ˈlɒt oʊ/ noun 1. 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. 2. a lottery, as one operated by a state government, in which players choose […]