Translation of "motto" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈmɒt.əʊ/ us /ˈmɑː.t̬oʊ/ plural mottos or mottoes

a short sentence or phrase that expresses a belief or purpose

lema, divisa
Her motto is ‘Work hard, play hard’.

(Translation of “motto” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈmotəu/ (plural mottoes)

(a short sentence or phrase which expresses) a principle of behaviour/behavior etc

’Honesty is the best policy’ is my motto
a school motto.

a printed saying etc, often found inside a Christmas cracker.


(Translation of “motto” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)