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Noun: potter  pó-tu(r)
  1. A craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    - thrower, ceramicist, ceramist
Verb: potter  pó-tu(r)
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: putter)
  1. Do random, unplanned work, activities or spend time idly
    "The old lady is usually pottering in her little house";
    - putter [N. Amer], mess around, tinker, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck around
     
  2. Work lightly
    "The old lady is pottering around in the garden";
    - putter [N. Amer]
     
  3. Move around aimlessly
    - putter [N. Amer], potter around, putter around

Derived forms: pottered, potters, pottering

Type of: artificer, artisan, busy, craftsman, craftsperson, journeyman, move, occupy, work

Encyclopedia: Potter, NY