potted

adjective

Definition of potted

  1. 1 :  preserved in a pot, jar, or can <potted meat>

  2. 2 :  planted or grown in a pot

  3. 3 :  briefly and superficially summarized <a dull, pedestrian potted history — Times Literary Supplement>

  4. 4 slang :  drunk 1a

Examples of potted in a sentence

  1. The book gives a potted history of the Industrial Revolution in the first chapter.

  2. <work was so awful that I'm just going to go out and get potted tonight>

Circa 1684

First Known Use of potted

circa 1684


POTTED Defined for English Language Learners

potted

adjective

Definition of potted for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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