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pot·ty 1

 (pŏt′ē)
adj. pot·ti·er, pot·ti·est Chiefly British
1. Of little importance; trivial.
2. Slightly intoxicated.
3. Somewhat silly or crazy; addlebrained.

[Possibly from pot.]

pot·ty 2

 (pŏt′ē) Informal
n. pl. pot·ties
1. A small pot for use as a toilet by an infant or young child.
2. A bathroom or toilet.
Idiom:
go potty
To defecate or urinate.

potty

(ˈpɒtɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
1. foolish or slightly crazy
2. trivial or insignificant
3. (foll by: about or on) very keen (about)
[C19: perhaps from pot1]
ˈpottiness n

potty

(ˈpɒtɪ)
n, pl -ties
a child's word for chamberpot

pot•ty1

(ˈpɒt i)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
1. Chiefly Brit. Informal. slightly insane; eccentric.
2. Brit. paltry; trifling; petty.
[1855–60]

pot•ty2

(ˈpɒt i)

n., pl. -ties.
1. a seat of reduced size fitting over a toilet seat, for use by a small child.
2. the pot of a potty-chair.
[1840]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.potty - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urinationpotty - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
flushless toilet - a toilet that relies on bacteria to break down waste matter (instead of using water)
flush toilet, lavatory - a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
plumbing fixture - a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
potty chair, potty seat - toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children
john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet, bathroom, can - a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
toilet bowl - the bowl of a toilet that can be flushed with water
toilet seat - the hinged seat on a toilet
2.potty - a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom
receptacle - a container that is used to put or keep things in
Adj.1.potty - marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness; "gaga over the rock group's new album"; "he was infatuated with her"
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"
2.potty - (British informal) trivial; "potty little details"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
unimportant - not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant"
3.potty - slightly intoxicated
drunk, inebriated, intoxicated - stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"

potty

adjective (Brit. informal) crazy, eccentric, crackers (Brit. slang), barmy (slang), touched, soft (informal), out there (slang), silly, foolish, daft (informal), off-the-wall (slang), oddball (informal), off the rails, dotty (slang, chiefly Brit.), loopy (informal), crackpot (informal), out to lunch (informal), dippy (slang), gonzo (slang), doolally (slang), off your trolley (slang), up the pole (informal), off your chump (slang), wacko or whacko (informal) I had an old aunt once who went completely potty.
Translations
nočníkpraštěný
halvtossetpotte
potta
tuta
klikkaîur
幼児用の便器
유아용 변기
jucis
potta
กระโถนสำหรับเด็กเล็ก
kafadan çatlaklazımlıküşütük

potty

1 [ˈpɒtɪ] Norinal m de niño, bacinica f (LAm)

potty

2 [ˈpɒtɪ] ADJ (pottier (compar) (pottiest (superl))) (Brit)
1. (= mad) → chiflado
she's potty about himanda loca por él, se chifla por él
you must be potty!¡tú estás loco!
to drive sb pottyvolver loco a algn
it's enough to drive you pottyes para volverse loco
2. (= small) → insignificante, miserable

potty

[ˈpɒti]
adj
(British) (= mad) → dingue
to go potty → devenir dingue
n
[child] → pot mpotty-train [ˈpɒtitreɪn] (British) vtapprendre la propreté àpotty trained potty-trained [ˈpɒtitreɪnd] (British) adj [child] → proprepotty training potty-training (British) napprentissage m de la propreté

potty

1
nTöpfchen nt; potty-trained (Brit) → sauber

potty

2
adj (+er) (Brit inf: = mad) → verrückt; to go pottyverrückt werden, durchdrehen; to drive somebody pottyjdn zum Wahnsinn treiben; to be potty about something (about hobby etc)ganz verrückt nach etw sein; he’s potty about herer ist verrückt nach ihr

potty

1 [ˈpɒtɪ] n (fam) → vasino

potty

2 [ˈpɒtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (Brit) (fam) (mad) → matto/a, tocco/a; (idea) → balordo/a
you're driving me potty! → mi fai diventare matto!

potty

(ˈpoti) adjective
mad; crazy. He must be potty to do that!

potty

نُونِيَّةٌ لِلأَطْفَال nočník potte Töpfchen βλαμμένος orinal potta pot tuta vasino 幼児用の便器 유아용 변기 potje potte nocnik penico, pinico детский горшок potta กระโถนสำหรับเด็กเล็ก lazımlık 便壶

potty

n (pl -ties) (ped, fam) inodoro, inodoro para niños; to go — usar el inodoro
References in classic literature ?
These will do for the more solid things; but with these I must have three potties, fat and round, one full of Malmsey, one of Canary, and one brimming full of mine own dear lusty sack.
Attention is paid to every detail, with most of the special event porta potties coming fully equipped with automatic air fresheners, toilet seat covers, and even mirrors and floral arrangements.
Michael Bentine, comedian, actor and founding member of the Goons, wrote the shows, did the voices and even designed the Potties, as the little characters were known.
The Potties were the unique creation of former Goon Michael Bentine.
You can buy portable potties which fold up - the bags to line them are expensive, so improvise with a nappy sack and a cheap sanitary pad.
The simplistic, colorful illustrations featuring toilet paper, trains, and children sitting on potties offer the perfect, child-friendly touch to this excellent read-aloud and share book.
There are also musical potties and potty charts with fun and colorful stickers.
Thirty portable potties were expected to be returned to Los Angeles' Skid Row today after Mayor Richard Riordan's office brokered an accord with Browning Ferris Industries, which pulled out its potties to protest their apparent use as drug dens.
As the leading innovator in special event porta potties in New York, CALLAHEAD Corporation takes their creativity to a new level by designing a portable toilet that emulates the famous red phone booths seen along the streets in London.
99) This is big but very comfortable and mums said tots could sit for ages without getting red marks on their bottoms like they did with ordinary potties, so it encouraged them not to rush.