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potty

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adjective pot·ty \ ˈpä-tē \

Definition of potty

pottier; pottiest
1 British :trivial, insignificant
2 chiefly British :slightly crazy

Examples of potty in a Sentence

  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.

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Origin and Etymology of potty

probably from 1pot


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potty

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Definition of potty

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

Examples of potty in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of potty

circa 1942

potty Synonyms

Synonyms
bath, bathroom, bog [British], can, cloakroom [British], comfort station, convenience [chiefly British], head, john, latrine, lavatory, loo [chiefly British], toilet, restroom, washroom, water closet
Related Words
commode, pan [British], pot; garderobe, jakes, outhouse, privy; half bath, powder room; ladies [chiefly British], ladies' room, men's room


POTTY Defined for English Language Learners

potty

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adjective

Definition of potty for English Language Learners

  • : very interested in or excited about someone or something


potty

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Definition of potty for English Language Learners

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

  • the potty : the toilet or bathroom



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