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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.
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