WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
pot•ty2 /ˈpɑti/USA pronunciation   n. [countable], pl.-ties. 
  1. a seat of reduced size fitting over a toilet seat, for use by a small child.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
pot•ty1  (potē),USA pronunciation adj.,  -ti•er, -ti•est. 
  1. British Terms[Chiefly Brit. Informal.]slightly insane;
    eccentric.
  2. British Termspaltry;
    trifling;
    petty.
  • pot1 + -y1 1855–60

pot•ty2  (potē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ties. 
  1. a seat of reduced size fitting over a toilet seat, for use by a small child.
  2. a small metal pot fitting under a potty-chair.
  3. Slang Terms[Baby Talk.]a toilet.
  • pot1 + -y2 1840–50


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

potty /ˈpɒtɪ/ adj ( -tier, -tiest) Brit informal
  1. foolish or slightly crazy
  2. trivial or insignificant
  3. followed by about or on: very keen (about)
Etymology: 19th Century: perhaps from pot1

ˈpottiness n
potty /ˈpɒtɪ/ n ( pl -ties)
  1. a child's word for chamber pot



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