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1. motto

noun. ['ˈmɑːtoʊ'] a favorite saying of a sect or political group.

Synonyms

  • locution
  • shibboleth
  • slogan
  • war cry
  • watchword
  • catch phrase
  • battle cry
  • catchphrase
  • cry
  • expression
  • catchword
  • mantra
  • saying

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • laugh
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • motto (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Motto

  • spampinato
  • scarpinatto
  • principato
  • indelicato
  • pizzolato
  • impastato
  • fortunato
  • annunziato
  • pettinato
  • nunziato
  • miyasato
  • disabato
  • didonato
  • buccellato
  • brancato
  • badolato
  • vibrato
  • trovato
  • stellato
  • sposato
  • salvato
  • pignato
  • parlato
  • onorato
  • naccarato
  • muscato
  • moscato
  • marzotto
  • mankato
  • mandato

How do you pronounce motto?

Pronounce motto as ˈmɑtoʊ.

US - How to pronounce motto in American English

UK - How to pronounce motto in British English

Example sentences of the word motto


1. Noun, singular or mass
Light and gentle should be your motto.

Quotes containing the word motto


1. You write the way you think about the world. My motto in times of trouble - and I'm speaking of life, not writing - is 'no humor too black.'
- Elizabeth McCracken

2. My motto in life is, 'If anything is worth doing, it's worth overdoing.'
- Danny Bonaduce

3. Basia coquum,"Simon said. "Or whatever their motto is.""It's 'Descensus Averno facilis est.' 'The descent into hell is easy,"said Alec. "You just said "Kiss the cook.""Dammit,"said Simon. "I knew Jace was screwing with me.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Lost Souls

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