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Definition of "potty" []

  • Chiefly British Of little importance; trivial. (adjective)
  • Chiefly British Slightly intoxicated. (adjective)
  • Chiefly British Somewhat silly or crazy; addlebrained. (adjective)
  • A small pot for use as a toilet by an infant or young child. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "potty" in a sentence
  • "Purloining a potty from a vacant construction site seemed to be the answer."
  • "But the peeing on the potty is fine: Bub still does it sitting down (in which case the method is to say "penis pointing down" several times a day), but when it's time for him to learn to do it standing up, apparently the trick is to put Cheerios in the potty and get him to aim for them."
  • "And both my best friends are hip deep in potty-seats, potty-songs, and my personal favorite, potty-parties."