Simple Definition of potted
: growing in a pot rather than in the ground
: cooked and then preserved in a pot, jar, or can
: giving only the most important information about something : brief and simplified
Full Definition of potted
1 : preserved in a pot, jar, or can <potted meat>
2 : planted or grown in a pot
3 : briefly and superficially summarized <a dull, pedestrian potted history — Times Literary Supplement>
4 slang : drunk 1a
Examples of potted
The book gives a potted history of the Industrial Revolution in the first chapter.
<work was so awful that I'm just going to go out and get potted tonight>
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