Potty meaning

pŏtē
A small pot for use as a toilet by an infant or young child.
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Of little importance; trivial.
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Slightly intoxicated.
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Somewhat silly or crazy; addlebrained.
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A bathroom or toilet.
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A small chamber pot for a child.
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A child's chair used for toilet training, consisting of an open seat beneath which a pot is attached.
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A toilet.
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Trivial; petty.
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Slightly crazy.
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A chamber pot used by young children while learning control of their bladder and bowels.
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(childish) A toilet bowl. Can be used as essentially a synonym of toilet or bathroom in some phrases, e.g. potty parity, potty mouth, potty humor.
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(intransitive, childish) Variant of go potty.
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(informal) Insane.

The noise that the neighbour's kids were making was driving Fred potty.

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go potty
  • To defecate or urinate.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of potty

  • Possibly from pot

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From pot (“chamberpot") +"Ž -y (“diminutive suffix").

    From Wiktionary