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potterverb [I usually + adv/prep]

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

potternoun

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 ​specialwheel
(Definition of potter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “potter”
in Korean 도공…
in Arabic فَواخِرجي…
in Malaysian tukang tembikar…
in French potier/-ière…
in Russian гончар…
in Chinese (Traditional) 閒逛,閒蕩…
in Italian ceramista…
in Turkish çömlekçi…
in Polish garnca-rz/rka…
in Spanish alfarero, ceramista…
in Vietnamese thợ gốm…
in Portuguese ceramista…
in Thai ช่างปั้นหม้อ…
in German der/die Töpfer(in)…
in Catalan terrissaire, ceramista…
in Japanese 陶芸家, 陶工…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闲逛,闲荡…
in Indonesian pembuat gerabah…
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