Potiche is defined as a trophy wife in French slang.
An example of potiche is the young wife of a very old and rich man.
The definition of a potiche is a tall, round vase that tapers at the top and has a removable cover.
An example of a potiche is a tall porcelain vase.
A vase or jar with a round or polygonal body tapering at the neck and having a removable cover.
A tall vase or jar made typically of porcelain, with a rounded or polygonal body narrowing toward the top.
Origin of potiche
- French from pot pot from Old French from Vulgar Latin pottus
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition