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potter

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈpɒt.ər/ us    /ˈpɑː.t̬ɚ/ mainly UK (US usually putter)
to move about without hurrying, and in a relaxed and pleasant way: I spent the afternoon pottering around the garden doing a few odd jobs. He doesn't drive very fast - he tends to potter along.

potter

noun uk   /ˈpɒt.ər/ us    /ˈpɑː.t̬ɚ/

potter noun (POT MAKER)

[C] a person who makes dishes, plates, and other objects from clay, usually by hand on a special wheel

potter noun (WALK)

[S] UK a slow, relaxed walk around a place: I'm just going into town for a potter round the shops.
(Definition of potter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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