1. variant of oto- before a vowel: otalgia.



  1. Old Testament.
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Examples from the Web for ot

Historical Examples of ot

  • Comes in any time, 'e does, an' expects a 'ot dinner just the syme.

    The Foolish Lovers

    St. John G. Ervine

  • Wentwort' must go to his regimen', and my ot'er officers are all occupi'.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

  • I must have dropped it, sir, in the scrimmage—it was awful 'ot, sir!

    On the Heels of De Wet

    The Intelligence Officer

  • Bishop Lajeunesse is the bes' man for cause no ot'er man can look him down.

    The Huntress

    Hulbert Footner

  • I hope you'll give it them Church folks 'ot and strong, sir.

    Phoebe, Junior

    Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

British Dictionary definitions for ot


abbreviation for
  1. occupational therapy
  2. occupational therapist
  3. Old Testament
  4. overtime


combining form
  1. a variant of oto- otalgia
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ot in Medicine


  1. occupational therapy


  1. Variant ofoto-
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