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Definition of the noun mascot

What does mascot mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: mascots

  1. a character, animal or object that is adopted by a team or group as a symbolic figure
    • examples: This dog is our regimental mascot. | Brand desirability among girls age 7-13 increased fivefold after the marketing department changed the company mascot to a talking pony. | Tux is the mascot for Linux.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: being / organism = a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

Alternative definition of the noun mascot


  1. something thought to bring good luck
  2. something, especially a person or animal, used to symbolize a sports team or other group


  1. Mascot is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Mascot is located 7 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district and is the administrative centre of the City of Botany Bay. Mascot is on the north-west side of Botany Bay and contains Sydney Airport.
  2. Mascot is a census-designated place in Knox County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 2,411 at the 2010 census.
  3. Mascot a.k.a. Mascot, Virginia: Mascot is an unincorporated community in King and Queen County, Virginia, United States.


  1. Mascot was a car made by AB Rååverken in Helsingborg around 1920.
  2. Mascot is a record label.


  1. Mascot is a fictional character from the TV episode Mr. Monk and The Big Game.
  2. Mascot is a fictional character from the 2007 film Shrek the Third.
  3. Mascot is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Winning Season.
  4. Mascot is a fictional character from the 2002 film The New Guy.
  5. Mascot is a fictional character from the 2006 film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.

There are other characters with in their name, like Team Mascot and Acorn Mascot.


  1. Mascot is a software search engine that uses mass spectrometry data to identify proteins from peptide sequence databases. Mascot is widely used by research facilities around the world. Mascot uses a probabilistic scoring algorithm for protein identification that was adapted from the MOWSE algorithm. Mascot is freely available to use on the website of Matrix Science. A License is required for in-house use where more features can be incorporated.
  2. Mascot: A school's mascot may be a particular character or a general type of thing (e.g. Tiger, Bear, Spartan, etc.
  3. Mascot: The name of the mascot or mascots of these Olympics. Please enter multiple mascots in separate rows.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mascot

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Google previewThe Virgin Islands Dictionary (2015)

A Collection of Words and Phrases so You Could Say It Like We by Kareem-Nelson Hull

The house colours are standard green and white and its mascot is the eagle.. House 2 [hous too] Noun1. now O'Neal House. 2. formerly Lincoln House in the British Virgin Islands High School. The house colours are primary colour blue and ...

Google previewThe Tragic Age (2015)

A Novel by Stephen Metcalfe

Wisconsin's school mascot is the badger. A badger is a vicious, short-legged weasel. SCSB's mascot is the gaucho. A gaucho is an Argentinean cowboy. An Argentinean cowboy has as much to do with the history of California as a kumquat.

Google previewMoon Portland (2016)

by Hollyanna McCollom

PSU is part of the Big Sky Conference and its mascot is the Viking. The Viking football team got a lot of ...

Google previewPoland China Journal (1919)

Mascot is the spring boar added to the Ellsworth herd recently.

Google previewTotally Positive Teaching (2004)

A Five-stage Approach to Energizing Students and Teachers by Joseph Ciaccio

(The school mascot is a bear.) Any child caught doing a random act of kindness is given a bear buck, which is deposited in ...

Google previewAmerican Pilgrim (2011)

A Post-September 11th Bus Trip and Other Tales of the Road by Bill Markley

Virginia Tech's mascot is a turkey—Virginia Tech, home 3 Chapter 2: Pre- Boarding.

Google previewThe Art of Gravity (2017)

by Bruce Rousseau

Caltech's mascot is an aptly unnamed beaver. Your mascot is named Tim only because it's MIT spelled backwards. Our beaver is fearsome. Your backwards beaver is . . . cute. Our beaver is properly equipped with two very large, very sharp, ...

Google previewSports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by Steven A. Riess

Major League Baseball teams beginning in the 1880s were the first professional and semiprofessional teams to adopt mascot-like figures, such as the St. Louis Browns, whose mascot was playermanager Charles Comiskey«s wife, Nan Kelly.

Google previewGranny & Granddad's Household Encyclopedia (2010)

by John O'Neon

The word “mascot” is quite modern, at least in English, the older words with the same meanings being Talisman, Amulet and Sigil, the latter being a sentence or other writing which, generally written in red, warded off threatening trouble.

Google previewThe New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry (2014)

by Anthony Slide


Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

MASCOT. TALKING. MACHINE. CO. A New York firm, established in 1916. It offered the “ Mascot ...

Google previewThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition) (2011)

by Paul Dickson

mascot 1. An individual, most frequently a youngster and often the batboy, who takes care of the equipment, does odd chores, and is commonly felt to bring luck to the team.

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Small photo of MOSCOW, RUSSIA - June 2, 2018: Official licensed products of FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia #worldcup in the stores of Auchan shop. Glasses with the symbols of the Championship mundial mascot ZabivakaSmall photo of Bangkok, Thailand - June 10, 2017: Minions MEL Mascot from Movie Despicable Me 3 at the theaterSmall photo of Bangkok, Thailand - June 10, 2017: Minions MEL Mascot and Felonious Gru Mascot from Movie Despicable Me 3 at the theaterSmall photo of MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MARCH 23, 2018: Official mascot Zabivaka of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Moscow, RussiaSmall photo of Moscow, Russia - June 9, 2018. Zabivaka, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Official Mascot, on a stadium in Moscow.Small photo of Bangkok, Thailand - December 23, 2017: Bandabi (An Asiatic Black Bear Mascot of The 2018 Winter Paralympics) displays at the theaterSmall photo of Moscow, Russia - June 9, 2018. Zabivaka, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Official Mascot, on a stadium in Moscow. More...

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I wanted to be a star, not a gallery mascot. (Jean-Michel Basquiat)
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Scrabble value of M3A1S1C3O1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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