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 — The Times Literary Supplement (London)
4 slang : drunk 1a
Examples of potted in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of potted from the Web
Theft, Thornapple Drive: A resident reported July 9 a wind-catcher and two potted plants were missing from her front yard.
Place crushed rock or gravel on top of the soil in the potted plants to keep the soil from floating away into the water feature.
But as development took over, trees were cut and blossoms were poached and used for commercial sale such as potted plants at stores and markets.
Boxes the color of a desert sunset are staggered between potted succulents at Santa Ana’s Bud and Bloom dispensary.
HomePod, available starting in December 2017, is a 7-inch cylinder that's nearly the size of a small potted plant.
The miniature houses with front stoops guarded by potted plants and tanuki (raccoon dog) figurines had a stillness about them.
Use that water for potted plants, tropical fruits or vegetables. •
Keep potted plants watered and mulched with small gravel.
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First Known Use of potted
POTTED Defined for English Language Learners
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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