Associations to the word «Lottery»

Pictures for the word «Lottery»


LOTTERY, noun. A scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance, especially a gaming scheme in which one or more tickets bearing particular numbers draw prizes, the other tickets are blanks.
LOTTERY, noun. (figuratively) An affair of chance.
LOTTERY, noun. (obsolete) (Shakespeare) Allotment; a thing allotted.
LOTTERY TICKET, noun. A piece of paper drawn in a lottery.

Dictionary definition

LOTTERY, noun. Something that is regarded as a chance event; "the election was just a lottery to them".
LOTTERY, noun. Players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots.

Wise words

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