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

Derived forms: potties, pottier, pottiest

See also: insane, loving, unimportant

Type of: plumbing fixture, receptacle

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

Encyclopedia: Potty