Definitions

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  • noun UK, slang A person with a keen interest in statistics, particularly in sport.

Etymologies

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Diminutive form of statistician or related term, with -o.

Examples

  • Despite literally minutes browsing statto.com, we can't top that.

    The Knowledge | Which clubs have refunded fans due to player transfers? | Rob Smyth

  • Here's a thought that's after your statto heart: do you sometimes think that strike rates should be expressed out of 6, rather than 100?

    England v South Africa - live! | Rob Smyth

  • "Given our population of 50 million odd, this would suggest that the cricketing world is a little incestuous, but the statto in me must ask if it's ever happened before?"

    The Guardian World News

  • I'm a bit of a statto, so when faced with new figures on growth, unemployment, etc.

    The Guardian World News

  • And some other statto is going to have to tell me when the last time we were top was.

    Arseblog

  • "Given our population of 50 million odd, this would suggest that the cricketing world is a little incestuous, but the statto in me must ask if it's ever happened before?"

    The Guardian World News

  • Tanzania has gone straight in with a BANG! as the country at the top of our expenditure charts (see Annex A for a full statto breakdown).

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • (Professional statto explanation to follow:) Whilst our average daily expenditure in Tanzania is inflated by us moving quite quickly over a short period of time and numerous visa expenses, we have not really 'done' any tourist sights.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • Individually, too, the Australian players will probably receive higher marks than their team, and the anomaly of the team's statistical dominance should act as a challenge to them, while also acting as a standing reproach to every statto.

    The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion Forum

  • Mr R's statto credentials have been given a stern seeing to.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

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