follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

otto

[ot-oh] /ˈɒt oʊ/
noun
1.
attar (def 1).

Otto

[ot-oh; German awt-oh] /ˈɒt oʊ; German ˈɔt oʊ/
noun
1.
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “rich.”.

Otto I

noun
1.
("the Great") a.d. 912–973, king of the Germans 936–973; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 962–973.

Otto II

noun
1.
a.d. 955–983, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 973–983 (son of Otto I).

Otto III

noun
1.
a.d. 980–1002, king of Germany 983–1002; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 996–1002 (son of Otto II).

Otto IV

noun
1.
c1175–1218, king of Germany 1208–15; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1209–15.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for otto
  • The area was named in honour of the german chancellor otto von bismarck.
British Dictionary definitions for otto

attar

/ˈætə/
noun
1.
an essential oil from flowers, esp the damask rose, used pure or as a base for perfume attar of roses
Word Origin
C18: from Persian `atir perfumed, from `itr perfume, from Arabic

otto

/ˈɒtəʊ/
noun
1.
another name for attar

Otto

/German ˈɔto/
noun
1.
Rudolf (ˈruːdɔlf). 1869–1937, German theologian: his best-known work is The Idea of the Holy (1923)

Otto I

/ˈɒtəʊ/
noun
1.
called the Great. 912–73 ad, king of Germany (936–73); Holy Roman Emperor (962–73)

Otto IV

noun
1.
?1175–1218. German king and Holy Roman Emperor (1198–1215): invaded S Italy (1210) but was later (1214) defeated by France and deposed
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Article for otto

Otto II

duke of Bavaria and also a leading noble in Saxony, the most implacable opponent of the German king Henry IV

Learn more about Otto II with a free trial on Britannica.com
Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for otto

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for otto

4
4
Scrabble Words With Friends