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Noun: potty  pó-tee
  1. A (usually plastic) bowl used by young children as a toilet
     
  2. A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    - toilet, can [N. Amer, informal], commode, pot, stool, throne
     
  3. A receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom
    - chamberpot, thunder mug
Adjective: potty (pottier,pottiest)  pó-tee
Usage: Brit
  1. [Brit, informal] Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness
    "he was potty with her";
    - enamored [US], infatuated, in love, smitten, soft on, taken with, enamoured [Brit, Cdn], besotted
     
  2. [Brit, informal] (informal) trivial
    "potty little details"
     
  3. Informal or slang term meaning insane, strange, eccentric or stupid
    - balmy [archaic], barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy [N. Amer], cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky, daffy, dippy, daft as a brush [Brit], nutsy [N. Amer], wacko, round the twist [Brit], cuckoo

Derived forms: potties, pottier, pottiest

See also: insane, loving, unimportant

Type of: plumbing fixture, receptacle

Part of: bath, bathroom, bog [Brit, informal], can [N. Amer, informal], closet [archaic], john [informal], lav [informal], lavatory, loo [Brit, informal], toilet, W.C. [Brit], water closet [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Potty