potty training


potty train transitive verb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Another deciding factor for many parents is potty training, which often kicks into high gear at about age 3. Rachel Rothman And Jessica Hartshorn, Good Housekeeping, 24 Feb. 2023 Any child that has gone through potty training, for example, has already learned about the importance of social context. Joshua Rapp Learn, Discover Magazine, 18 Nov. 2021 How could two full years of potty training with no end in sight be a gift? Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 14 July 2012 This can help keep them on track with all other aspects of their lives, including potty training and napping. Dallas News, 22 Dec. 2022 Cramming for tests while potty training and juggling work may feel impossible. Leslie Goldman, Parents, 22 Jan. 2023 Tips about baby sitters and potty training have taken a back seat on parenting websites. Kay Lazar, BostonGlobe.com, 20 Nov. 2022 The sixth grader had grown tired of his loft bed, often choosing the comfort of the family couch instead while at the old residence, and his sister, the preschooler, was ready for a fresh bed, given the old one had seen her through potty training. Darcel Rockett, Chicago Tribune, 28 Nov. 2022 Ashley Graham will tell you about potty training her children. Lane Florsheim, WSJ, 24 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of potty training was in 1946

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“Potty training.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potty%20training. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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potty train transitive verb
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