Dictionary.com

potatory

[ poh-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈpoʊ təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
Save This Word!

adjective
of, relating to, or given to drinking.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of potatory

From the Latin word pōtātōrius, dating back to 1820–30. See potation, -tory1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use potatory in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for potatory

potatory
/ (ˈpəʊtətərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective
rare of, relating to, or given to drinking

Word Origin for potatory

C19: from Late Latin pōtātōrius concerning drinking, from Latin pōtāre to drink
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK