adjective pot·ty \ˈpä-tē\

: very interested in or excited about someone or something


Full Definition of POTTY

British :  trivial, insignificant
chiefly British :  slightly crazy
:  snobbish

Examples of POTTY

  1. I think he's gone a little potty.
  2. All this noise is driving me potty!
  3. She's just potty about this new dance class.

Origin of POTTY

probably from 1pot
First Known Use: circa 1860

Rhymes with POTTY



: a pot that children use as a toilet until they are big enough to use a toilet

the potty : the toilet or bathroom

plural potties

Full Definition of POTTY

:  a small child's pot for urination or defecation; also :  potty-chair

Examples of POTTY

  1. <the little girl announced loudly that she needed to go to the potty>

First Known Use of POTTY

circa 1942

Related to POTTY

bath, bathroom, bog [British], can, cloakroom [British], comfort station, convenience [chiefly British], head, john, latrine, lavatory, loo [chiefly British], toilet, restroom, washroom, water closet

Rhymes with POTTY


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