[ loh-tee ]

noun,plural ma·lo·ti [mah-loh-tee]. /mɑˈloʊ ti/.
  1. a cupronickel coin, paper money, and monetary unit of Lesotho, equal to 100 lisente.

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Other definitions for Loti (2 of 2)

[ law-tee ]

  1. Pierre [pyer], /pyɛr/, Louis Marie Julien Viaud, 1850–1923, French novelist.

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How to use loti in a sentence

  • This is still more strikingly true applied to loti, in whose work there are no longer any sentences.

  • loti had a much slower ball, but one that knocked down more pins on his hits.

    Castle of Terror | E.J. Liston
  • He literally swamped loti, whose shoulders slumped in weariness and discouragement as Griffin struck out.

    Castle of Terror | E.J. Liston
  • "And so we remain slaves once more," loti said, as the pin setter set up the last rack.

    Castle of Terror | E.J. Liston
  • Distinguished though his naval activities have been, it is as a man of letters that Pierre loti is known to the world.

British Dictionary definitions for loti


/ (ˈləʊtɪ, ˈluːtɪ) /

nounplural maloti (məˈləʊtɪ, -ˈluːtɪ)
  1. the standard monetary unit of Lesotho, divided into 100 lisente

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