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potty

adjective uk   /ˈpɒt.i/ us    /ˈpɑː.t̬i/ UK informal
silly or slightly crazy: She must have been potty to sell that car so cheaply. I'd go potty if I had to work here all the time.be potty about sth/sb to like something very much: He's potty about old cars.
pottiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  

potty

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɒt.i/ us    /ˈpɑː.t̬i/ ( also pot) mainly UK
a bowl, sometimes with a handle, which young children sit on and use as a toilet: Don't forget to sit Jamie on the potty before you take him to the zoo.
Translations of “potty”
in Spanish pirado, chiflado…
in French cinglé…
in German verrückt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愚蠢的…
in Russian детский горшок…
in Turkish lazımlık, çocuk tuvaleti, oturak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚蠢的…
in Polish nocnik, nocniczek…
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