potboil

verb

pot·​boil ˈpät-ˌbȯi(-ə)l How to pronounce potboil (audio)
potboiled; potboiling; potboils

Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of potboil was in 1867

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Cite this Entry

“Potboil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potboil. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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