Pronunciation Noun

potty (plural potties)

  1. (diminutive) A chamber pot, particularly (children) the pot used when toilet-training children.
  2. (diminutive) Any other device or place for urination or defecation: a toilet; a lavatory; a latrine; an outhouse.
Synonyms Translations Verb


  1. (intransitive, childish) Synonym of go potty#English|go potty

potty (comparative pottier, superlative pottiest)

  1. (informal) Insane.
    The noise that the neighbour's kids were making was driving Fred potty.
  2. (golf) Easy to pot the ball on.
    • 1890, Golf...: A Weekly Record of "ye Royal and Auncient" Game
      The Eastbourne Green is by no means a " potty " one, and happily belies its appearance.
    • "A potty little nine-hole affair at a hydro in the Midlands. My cousins stay there. Always will. Not but what the fourth and the seventh holes take some doing. You could manage it, though," he said encouragingly.

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