Potted Definition

pŏtĭd
adjective
Put into a pot.
A potted plant.
Webster's New World
Grown in a pot.
Potted plants.
American Heritage
Cooked or preserved in a pot or can.
Webster's New World
Condensed or summarized, often to the extent of being superficial, overly terse, etc.
Potted biographies.
Webster's New World
Presenting information in a simplified or abridged form.
A potted history of Britain.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
unpotted
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verb

Simple past tense and past participle of pot.

Wiktionary

Origin of Potted

  • Adjective meaning "prepared in advance" first used in a published work, by L. Susan Stebbing in her Pelican classic Thinking to some purpose (1939), where "potted thinking" is defined as "a compressed statement to save us the trouble of thinking."

    From Wiktionary

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